When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“Trodden hard, or fastness, or “the waterless hill”, the name of” the Canaanitish city which stood on Mount Zion (Josh. 15:8; “18:16, 28). It is identified with Jerusalem (q.v.) in Judg.” “19:10, and with the castle or city of David (1 Chr. 11:4, 5). It” “was a place of great natural strength, and its capture was one” of David’s most brilliant achievements (2 Sam. 5:8).
“The name of the original inhabitants of Jebus, mentioned” frequently among the seven nations doomed to destruction (Gen. “10:16; 15:21; Ex. 3:8, 17; 13:5, etc.). At the time of the” arrival of the Israelites in Palestine they were ruled by “Adonizedek (Josh. 10:1, 23). They were defeated by Joshua, and” their king was slain; but they were not entirely driven out of “Jebus till the time of David, who made it the capital of his” kingdom instead of Hebron. The site on which the temple was “afterwards built belonged to Araunah, a Jebusite, from whom it” “was purchased by David, who refused to accept it as a free gift” “(2 Sam. 24:16-25; 1 Chr. 21:24, 25).”
Definition of Jebus: “treading under foot; manger”
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