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I got this question/objection about idolatry and the worship of Jesus: Hi, Mr.
Miller, I have a friend who is an orthodox Jew who tells me that worshiping Jesus is Idolatry.
Thus, in dwelling among men, the Word anticipates the divine presence which according to Revelation will be visible to men in the last days.
As an intermediary between the pentateuchal and prophetic use of tenting and the use of tenting in the Prologue we may call attention to passages in the Wisdom Literature where Wisdom is said to tent or make her dwelling among men.
This was a reference to the dwelling place of God: "The distinction in the words translated temple in vv. The language is evocative of the revelation of Gods glory in the Exodusby the Red Sea, on Mount Sinai, and at the tent of meeting by Israels camp (especially the last; see Exod 1; for the glory in and upon the Tabernacle cf. The Exodus associations are intentional, and are part of the theme of the revelation and redemption of the Logos-Christ as fulfilling the hope of a second Exodus. Verse 14b and the succeeding lines show that, if the Word has become flesh, he has not ceased to be God.
In 14b this is given expression in the verb skēnoun (make a dwelling; pitch a tent) which has important OT associations.
D., the theology of the shekinah was known at that time; and it is quite possible that in the use of skēnoun the Prologue is reflecting the idea that, although its use was not as frequent as that of the other surrogates.19 Jesus answered them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.20 The Jews then said, It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days? [EBC] And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth The word 'dwelt' in that passage is a reference to the 'tent' (Tabernacle) of the wilderness, in which the LORD revealed His character/nature as "full of grace and truth" (in Hebrew bible = loyal love and faithfulness) "the Word made his home (Greek skēnoō, pitched his tent) among us: This Greek word is related to the word used for the OT Tabernacle (Greek skēnē, tent, tabernacle), the tent in the wilderness where the Lords glory resided and where Israel came to worship (Exod ).The theme of tenting is found in Exod where Israel is told to make a tent (the Tabernacleskēnē) so that God can dwell among His people; the Tabernacle became the site of Gods localized presence on earth. At the time of the return from the Babylonian Exile Zech proclaims: Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for look, I come and will make my dwelling [kataskēnoun] in your midst.In the ideal Temple described by Ezekiel (43:7) God will make His dwelling in the midst of His people forever, or as the LXX has it: My name shall dwell in the midst of the house of Israel forever.