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Why does Scripture emphasize the right hand of God?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The Scripture has several words translated "right" and the usage of the term, "right hand" ranges from a direction, to the opposite of wrong, what is just or what conforms to an established standar...

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Mini Keith Simons
The right side of the host was the place where the most important guest sat at a meal.  Thus, the right hand side became the place of greatest honour.

See http://www.usefulbible.com/hebrews/christ-at-god-right-side.htm

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Stringio Gary Patton Supporter People Development Coach to Christians
The "right" side to ancient people groups was also the side of "trustworthiness" because it was unprotected by a warrior's shield and fully open.

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1372935339 Alice Siew
To be at the right hand means to be equal to the person you stood or seated by.

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