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Name a bird imported by Solomon as an ornamental bird?
Peacock

Reference:
I Kings 10:22

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The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Magazine
April 1960
Volume: Vol XXV, No.4
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The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff

Question: How can Revelation 14:9-11 be reconciled with Malachi 4:3, which says "the wicked shall be ASHES under the soles of our feet"? Answer: The Bible does NOT contradict itself! (John 10:35). Malachi 4:3 proves that the wicked will DIE - they will be burned up so that only ASHES remain! The soul is not immortal and there will be no eternal tormenting for the wicked! The soul is MORTAL and subject to death! But - what is the meaning of Revelation 14:11, "And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever..." There is no contradiction here! Notice that verse 8 gives the TIME SETTING of this passage. It is speaking about the impending fall of "Babylon" - a great religious-political system which is the RESURRECTED ROMAN EMPIRE led by the symbolic harlot "woman" - the great apostate, paganized church falsely calling herself "Christian."...

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Plain Truth MagazineApril 1960Vol XXV, No.4
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