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Behold A New Name – No Longer A Byword

Behold A New Name – No Longer A Byword

There are several places in scripture that mention Israel receiving a new name that God is going to give them, but what's so special about a name change? On the surface a name change seems to have very little significance, but as we dig into this subject, we'll see that the name change is in response to hundreds of years of being a "byword" among the nations. What Is A Byword? Let's start by looking at a few verses that reference Israelites becoming a byword among the nations where they were driven. "And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb,…
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