Exodus 19, at Mount Sinai.

Exodus 19, at Mount Sinai.

Mount Sinai: Notice the abrupt rise from the plain. You know when you touch the mountain.

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The New International Version translation mentions in Revelation 1:5b-6

To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood, and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father—to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen.

King James Version translates the same passage:

Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

The NIV is correct, the Greek is βασιλείαν which means a kingdom.

When the Apostle Paul wrote Galatians Arabia Petraea was part of the Roman Empire. This is the Arabia he refers to

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lenbilen

Engineer, graduated from Chalmers Technical University a long time ago with a degree in Technical Physics. Career in Aerospace, Analytical Chemistry, and chip manufacturing. Presently adjunct faculty at PSU, teaching one course in Computer Engineering, the Capstone Course.

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