New Living Translation
There may be so-called gods both in heaven and on earth, and some people actually worship many gods and many lords.
King James Bible
For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,)
Darby Bible Translation
For and if indeed there are those called gods, whether in heaven or on earth, (as there are gods many, and lords many,)
World English Bible
For though there are things that are called "gods," whether in the heavens or on earth; as there are many "gods" and many "lords;"
Young's Literal Translation
for even if there are those called gods, whether in heaven, whether upon earth -- as there are gods many and lords many --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:5 For though there be that are called gods - By the heathens both celestial, (as they style them,) terrestrial, and infernal deities.
LibraryThe Work of the Holy Spirit Distinguished.
"And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."--Gen. i. 2. What, in general, is the work of the Holy Spirit as distinguished from that of the Father and of the Son? Not that every believer needs to know these distinctions in all particulars. The existence of faith does not depend upon intellectual distinctions. The main question is not whether we can distinguish the work of the Father from that of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, but whether we have experienced their gracious operations. …
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit
The Monk Nilus.
On the Opinion of Dionysius.
Instruction for the Ignorant:
As the crowds gathered before Pilate's house that morning, he asked them, "Which one do you want me to release to you--Barabbas, or Jesus who is called the Messiah?"
2 Thessalonians 2:4
He will exalt himself and defy everything that people call god and every object of worship. He will even sit in the temple of God, claiming that he himself is God.
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