Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
“Release. (1.) The son of Immer (probably the same as Amariah,” “Neh. 10:3; 12:2), the head of one of the priestly courses, was” “chief governor [Heb. paqid nagid, meaning deputy governor”] of” “the temple” (Jer. 20:1, 2). At this time the nagid, or” “governor, of the temple was Seraiah the high priest (1 Chr.” “6:14), and Pashur was his paqid, or “deputy.” Enraged at the” plainness with which Jeremiah uttered his solemn warnings of “coming judgements, because of the abounding iniquity of the” “times, Pashur ordered the temple police to seize him, and after” “inflicting on him corporal punishment (forty stripes save one,” “Deut. 25:3; comp. 2 Cor. 11:24), to put him in the stocks in the” “high gate of Benjamin, where he remained all night. On being set” “free in the morning, Jeremiah went to Pashur (Jer. 20:3, 5), and” announced to him that God had changed his name to “Magor-missabib, i.e., “terror on every side.” The punishment” “that fell upon him was probably remorse, when he saw the ruin he” had brought upon his country by advising a close alliance with Egypt in opposition to the counsels of Jeremiah (20:4-6). He was “carried captive to Babylon, and died there.” “(2.) A priest sent by king Zedekiah to Jeremiah to inquire of the Lord (1 Chr. 24:9; Jer. 21:1; 38:1-6). He advised that the prophet should be put to death. “(3.) The father of Gedaliah. He was probably the same as (1).
Definition of Pashur: “that extends or multiplies the hole; whiteness”
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