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Made minor edits to UTW articles [Ruth, Jonah] (#1223)

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# inherit, inheritance, heritage, heir
# inherit, inheritance, heir

## Definition:

The term “inherit” refers to receiving something valuable from a parent or other person because of a special relationship with that person. The “inheritance” is what is received.
The term “inherit” refers to receiving something valuable from a parent after the parent(s) die. The term can also refer to receiving something valuable from some other person because of a special relationship with that person. An “inheritance” is the thing(s) that is received, and an "heir" is a person who receives an inheritance.

* A physical inheritance that is received may be money, land, or other kinds of property.
* God promised Abraham and his descendants that they would inherit the land of Canaan, that it would belong to them forever.

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## Facts:

The term “Israel” is the name that God gave to Jacob. It means “he struggles with God.”
The term “Israel” is the name that God gave to Jacob. The name means “he struggles with God.”

* The descendants of Jacob became known as the “people of Israel” or the “nation of Israel” or the “Israelites.”
* The descendants of Jacob became known as the “people of Israel” or the “nation of Israel” or the “Israelites.”
* God formed his covenant with the people of Israel. They were his chosen people.
* The nation of Israel consisted of twelve tribes.
* Soon after King Solomon died, Israel was divided into two kingdoms: the southern kingdom, called “Judah,” and the northern kingdom, called “Israel.”

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## Definition:

The term “lord” refers to someone who has ownership or authority over other people.
In the Bible, the term “lord” generally refers to someone who has ownership or authority over other people. In the Bible, however, the term is used to address many different kinds of people, including God.

* This word is sometimes translated as “master” when addressing Jesus or when referring to someone who owns slaves.
* Some English versions translate this as “sir” in contexts where someone is politely addressing someone of higher status.

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# love, loves
# love, beloved

## Definition:


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# enslave, enslaved, bond, bondage, bound
# enslave, slave, bondservant, bound

## Definition:

To “enslave” someone means to force that person to serve a master or a ruling country. To be “enslaved” or “in bondage” means to be under the control of something or someone.

* A person who is enslaved or in bondage must serve others without payment; he is not free to do what he wants.
* To “enslave” also means to take away a person’s freedom.
* Another word for “bondage” is “slavery.”
* In a figurative way, human beings are “enslaved” to sin until Jesus frees them from its control and power.
* When a person receives new life in Christ, he stops being a slave to sin and becomes a slave to righteousness.
* A person who is enslaved or in bondage must serve others without payment; he is not free to do what he wants. Another word for “bondage” is “slavery.”
* The New Testament speaks of human beings as “enslaved” to sin until Jesus frees them from its control and power. When a person receives new life in Christ, he stops being a slave to sin and becomes a slave to righteousness.

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# kind, kindness
# kind [NOT kindness]

## Definition:

The terms “kind” and “kinds” refer to groups or classifications of things that are connected by shared characteristics.
The term “kind” refers to a group or classification of something(s) that share some common characteristics but not all characteristics.

* In the Bible, this term is specifically used to refer to the distinctive kinds of plants and animals that God made when he created the world.
* Often there are many different variations or species within each “kind.” For example, horses, zebras, and donkeys are all members of the same “kind,” but they are different species.

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