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What kind of wealth will be diminished according to Proverbs 13 11?

What kind of wealth will be diminished according to Proverbs 13 11

According to Proverbs 13 11, the kind of wealth that will be diminished – or that will dwindle away and not stick around and not be accumulated – is wealth that is gotten by vanity – that is, wealth that is achieved through deceit or even wealth that is obtained quickly without the kind of hard work that is necessary to achieve wealth that is lasting.

What is the Background and Context of Psalm 24?

What is the Background and Context of Psalm 24

The key to understanding Psalm 24 is to recognize why it was written – its background and context. David wrote this psalm for a special occasion. Let’s turn our attention to the end of this psalm to discover why Psalm 24 was written. Verse 7 in the KJV says, Lift up your heads, O ye […]

When did David originally promise Bathsheba that Solomon would be king?

When did David originally promise Bathsheba that Solomon would be king

We read in 1 Kings 1:13 that David had sworn to Bathsheba that Solomon would be king after him. Where do we see this promise origially being made? In 1 Chronicles 28 we are given the account of David assembling the officials and telling them that Solomon will be the one to rule after him and […]

How many more children did Hannah have after Samuel?

How many more children did Hannah have after Samuel

I Samuel 2:21 says, “And the Lord visited Hannah, so that she conceived, and bare three sons and two daughters. And the child Samuel grew before the Lord.” So, Hannah had five children after Samuel.  See also https://www.explainingthebook.com/how-many-children-did-hannah-have/ for a fuller answer to the question, “How many children did Hannah have?”

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