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Bible Q

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 […]

Is it proper to worship in front of images?

Well, I assume that images means images of false gods, since there is no image of God. And I assume that the context is worshiping the real God in front of a false image (kind of like the Jacobite toast). Well, a few passages spring to mind. Let’s start with Exodus 20:4: “You shall not […]