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Sons of God


Angels, genuine Christians, or believers who are the sons of God by adoption.

“As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.”—Romans viii. 14.

Sons of God. When Judæa was a theocracy the representative of God on earth was by the Jews called god; hence angels, rulers, prophets, and priests were called gods. Moses as the messenger of Jehovah was “a god to Pharaoh” (Exodus vii. 1); magistrates generally were called gods; thus it is said, “Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people” (Exodus xxii. 28). By a still further extension, anyone who gave a message to another was his god, because he “inspired him,” as Moses was a god to Aaron his spokesman (Exodus iv. 16). Our Lord refers to this use of the word in John x. 34. (See also Genesis vi. 2, 4; Job i. 6; ii. 1; Psalm lxxxii. 6; Exodus iv. 22, 23; Hosea xi. 1.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Son of Belial
Son of Dripping (A)
Son of One Year
Son of Perdition
Son of the Morning
Son of the Star [Bar Cochal]
Sons of God
Sons of the Band
Sons of the Mighty
Sons of the Prophets
Sons of the Sorceress
Song of Degrees
Song of Roland
Song of Songs
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