History[ edit ] The Mongolian vertical script developed as an adaptation of the Old Uyghur alphabet to the Mongolian language. From the seventh and eighth to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Mongolian language separated into southern, eastern and western dialects.
In the Christian Bible, the Old Testament books are arranged so that this verse is the last verse in the Old Testament, emphasizing the Christian interpretation of this passage as a prophecy which is fulfilled in the gospels immediately following.
In the Jewish arrangement of the scriptures, Malachi is the last of the minor prophets, and is followed by the books called "Writings"; thus it is nowhere near the end of the Hebrew scriptures.
For more problems with this passage, see below. The fame of Elijah rested not only on his great life and the Malachi prophecy, but on the fact that he did not die; he was carried into heaven without tasting death II Kings 2: It was perhaps this fact that allowed the Jews to accept the possibility that Elijah would, in fact, return as Malachi prophesied, since ordinarily the dead do not come back.
Elijah, however, never having actually died, could return.
John the Baptist was considered by many to be the returning Elijah. This has caused no end of trouble for Mormon theologians. Mormon apostle and theologian Bruce R.
McConkie, in Mormon Doctrine, takes more than three pages to try to unravel the contradictions. It is apparent that he lived in the days of Abraham, but whether he was Abraham [!
The Spirit and Doctrine of Elias, which is to prepare for a greater work to come this must therefore pertain only to the Aaronic priesthood, says McConkie. The Elias of the Restoration.
From the same authentic source we also learn that the promised Elias is John the Revelator. Now, which explanation makes more sense and is more likely the case?The English word "China" is first attested in Richard Eden's translation of the journal of the Portuguese explorer Duarte Barbosa.
The demonym, that is, the name for the people, and adjectival form "Chinese" developed later on the model of Portuguese chinês and French chinois. Portuguese China is thought to derive from Persian Chīn (), which may be traced further back to Sanskrit.
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