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What is the meaning of the rainbow?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Biblically speaking, the rainbow is the sign of a covenant that God made with the whole earth: He will never destroy the earth again with a flood. The rainbow is literally correlated to rainfall. G...

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Stringio Vincent Mercado Supporter Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3
In Genesis 9, the NASB and KJV uses the word 'bow' instead of 'rainbow' - from the Hebrew 'qesheth', a bow is a weapon, and I would suggest it it God's weapon of choice for restarting the world anew.

I set my bow in the clouds - the image of a warrior hanging his weapon on a wall is a sign of peace time. When the bow is taken down from the wall, we expect destruction.

In Revelation 6, we can see this king on a white horse out to conquer, whom I suggest is Christ. And guess what his weapon of choice is, that which he has taken down from where it was hanged - his bow.

September 03 2015 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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