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Bible Q

Does God have a wife?

No. Although the Bible presents God as our Father, it doesn’t ever say that he had a wife. However, many of the pagan gods of the nations around Israel did have wives, so it was natural for the Israelites to wonder about this. There is some archaeological evidence that some people believed that the Israelite god […]

In 2 Kings 5:18, is Rimmon a god of Syria?

Yes, in 2Kings 5:18 Rimmon is referring to a Syrian god. There isn’t much information about this false god, either inside or outside the Bible. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia has the following entry: A Syrian god. Naaman the Syrian leper after being cured is troubled over the fact that he will still have to […]