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The Son of Consolation

Let’s Talk About BARNABAS THE SON OF CONSOLATION

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In the conclusion of Acts 4 we are introduced to a man called Joseph who is given the name “Barnabas” by the Apostles, and Luke translates the name as “son of consolation”. However, strictly speaking the name, Barnabas, means “son of prophecy” (cp. Hebrew: H5030 nabiy meaning prophet; and H5016 nebuah meaning prophecy). No doubt Luke intends for us to see the fruit or end result of his new name, for the end of the words of the prophet is to console and encourage his hearers. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 22, 2011 in Acts of the Apostles

 

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