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Post by WhiteLion »

What is your interpretation of Christs words in the gospels of Luke and Mathew when he says "This is an evil generation, it demands a sign, and no sign will be given, other than the sign of Jonah". Is the meaning of Jonah expressed in the Hebrew word, which means dove, the sign of the Holy Spirit?

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Sorry, didn't read the question properly.

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Post by JehovahsWitness »

No I think that's a bit of a stretch. Jesus was referring to his death and resurrection, I can't see that there would be a direct link to the meaning of Jonah's name.

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