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Did The God Of The Bible Forsake Jesus Christ?
One of the most difficult verses for me to understand from the Bible is when Jesus cried out that God has forsaken him...
About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Eloi, Eloi,[a] lama sabachthani?"which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken (egkataleipo) me?"
The word egkataleipo
1) abandon, desert
a) leave in straits, leave helpless
b) totally abandoned, utterly forsaken
2) to leave behind among, to leave surviving
So in the verse, Jesus basically accused God of forsaking him. However, God does not forsake faithful and righteous people...
For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake (azab) his faithful ones. They will be protected forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off;
The word azab means...
1) to leave, loose, forsake
a) (Qal) to leave
1) to depart from, leave behind, leave, let alone
2) to leave, abandon, forsake, neglect, apostatise
3) to let loose, set free, let go, free
1) to be left to
2) to be forsaken
c) (Pual) to be deserted
2) to restore, repair
a) (Qal) to repair
Now if God does not forsake faithful people but has forsaken Jesus then does not mean that Jesus is not faithful? Or does it simply mean that it was not Jesus who was crucified on the cross just as the Quran (4:157) says?
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