A stumbling block or scandal in the Bible, or in politics (including history), is a metaphor for a behavior or attitude that leads another to sin or to destructive behaviour.

Daniel then interprets the dream: it concerns four successive kingdoms, beginning with Nebuchadnezzar, which will be replaced by the everlasting kingdom of the God of heaven. Nebuchadnezzar affirms that Daniel's god is "the God of gods and Lord of kings and revealer of mysteries."

Most currently prescribed hypnotics, such as the benzodiazepines and Z-drugs (e.g., Zolpidem/ Ambien; Eszopiclone/ Lunesta) suppress SWS. If suppression of SWS leads to a dis-inhibition of REM, there should be some evidence of enhanced REM sleep and enhanced dream recall in persons taking these medications. Dec 4, 2011

When many people hear that unicorns are mentioned in the Bible, they imagine the mythical unicorn with a flowing mane and a sparkling horn. But, that image of the unicorn is only fantasy. Unicorns are mentioned in the Bible – in fact, they are mentioned in the Bible in nine times.

The Seven Seals is a phrase in the Book of Revelation that refers to seven symbolic seals ( Greek: σφραγῖδα, sphragida) that secure the book/scroll, that John of Patmos saw in his Revelation of Jesus Christ.

In many versions of the Bible, two verses from Isaiah (13:21 and 34:14) use the English word "satyr" as a translation for the Hebrew word "sa'iyr". ... Although Satyrs are often negatively characterized in Greek and Roman mythology, the Satyrs in this poem are docile, helpful creatures.

Gold's Value in Biblical Times. Biblical records indicate that gold and silver were the first and oldest form of money. The first mention of gold in the Bible is in Genesis (2:12 KJV), “ And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and onyx stone are there.”

Symbolic meaning. ΙΧΘΥΣ (ichthys), or also ΙΧΘΥϹ with a lunate sigma, is an acronym or acrostic for "Ἰησοῦς Χριστός, Θεοῦ Υἱός, Σωτήρ" ( Iēsous Christos, Theou Yios, Sōtēr; contemporary Koine [ie̝ˈsus kʰrisˈtos tʰeˈu (h) yˈjos soˈte̝r]), which translates into English as ' Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour'.