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It is employed (1) as a poetical synonym for man, or for the ideal man, e.g.
"Blessed is the man that doth this and the son of man that shall lay hold on this" (Isaiah 56:2).
Greek scholars are agreed that the correct translation of this is "the son of man", not "the son of the man".
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 Son of Man, the - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Compare with these words from Da the words of Jesus to the high priest during His trial, "Henceforth ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming on the clouds of heaven" (Matthew 26:64), and the echo of the Old Testament words cannot be mistaken.
The probability, therefore, is that the passages referring to the son of man are of later date and of Christian origin.
He felt Himself to be identified with all as their brother, their fellow-sufferer, their representative and champion; and, in some respects, the deepest word He ever spake was, "For the Son of man also came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many" (Mark 10:45 parallel).
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T8284   (1711 words)

 Son of Man and Son of God
Jesus very frequently spoke of himself as the Son of Man, and must have meant something beyond the idea that some have advanced, that he was the son of the man Joseph, the husband of his mother Mary.
Surely not in the same sense that I am the son of a man, because begotten by him; nor as the term is so frequently applied to Ezekiel the prophet; nor as used by David in the eighth Psalm, and as quoted by Paul in Hebrews 2:6.
Nevertheless, there is scriptural proof that the expression "son of man" was referring to a certain offspring of a certain man, that is, the long waited for Messiah, who was to a son of a man in a special way, that is, the son of the man, David.
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The Son of Man, leader and teacher of the New Nation of Islam, was born November 26, 1950 in Leland, Mississippi.
After the Honorable Elijah Muhammad passed in 1975, the Son of Man realized that he was the one chosen by Allah to continue His (Allah's) works, and raise his people from their spiritual grave, which he is doing to this very day.
The Son of Man, with the help of the brothers and sisters (followers) with him, has already laid the foundation for what could be a marvelous beacon of inspiration for fl communities throughout the United States, and then the world.
www.thenewnationofislam.com /sonofman.html   (376 words)

 Did Jesus Claim to be God? Son of Man title
The eschatology of Daniel and of the Olivet Discourse;
SOM is just another poke in the I. This argument, popularized by Geza Vermes [Verm.JJ, 160-191], claims that "son of man" was a a typical Aramaic circumlocution for "I" in the time of Jesus.
The distinction between Jesus and the coming Son of Man corresponds to the distinction between the kingdom as it is breaking through in Jesus and its final consummation...Jesus could not identify himself with the coming Son of Man, since that figure was to come at the End on the clouds of heaven.
www.tektonics.org /jesusclaims/sonofman.html   (5304 words)

 Jesus - Son of Man
As the Son of God, He has the divine traits of His Father, and as the Son of Man, He has the human traits of His mother.
As the Son of God who is without sin, He is able to go before the Father, and as the Son of Man, He understands our weaknesses and frailties.
"Is not this the carpenter’s son?" (Matthew 13:54-55).
www.kc-cofc.org /39th/IBS/Tracts/jesus-man.htm   (1838 words)

 The Son of Man in the Teachings of Jesus-
David Flusser has argued, "The one like a man [the Son of man] who sits upon the throne of God's glory, the sublime eschatological judge, is the highest conception of the Redeemer ever developed by ancient Judaism." The phrase "Son of man" could be interpreted as a generic term meaning an ordinary human being.
In each of the predictions of His sufferings, He employs the term "Son of man." In an effort to comprehend the deeper import of the designation in the context of the passion predictions, Flusser sometimes called these sayings Jesus' defensive use of the Son of man. Jesus was aware of His fate.
While the term "Son of man" is widely understood to refer to the humanity of Jesus, in Jewish apocalyptic thought it became the recognized title for the most exalted view of the coming Redeemer.
www.haydid.org /sonofman.htm   (4079 words)

 The Son of Man -- JesusWalk
The phrase appears 100 times in the Old Testament, 93 of them in Ezekiel as a synonym for "man." The reason apparently Jesus used this as his self designation was because of its reference in Daniel 7, especially vs. 19, that Jesus quoted at his mock trial (Luke 22:66-71).
The Son of Man is Jesus who is granted authority, glory, power, worship, and an everlasting Kingdom.
The term "Son of Man" has much rich meaning, but was used enough times in the Old Testament as a synonym for "man" that neither Jesus' supporters or enemies could seize upon it to subvert the course of Jesus' ministry as they might have with the terms "Son of God" or "Messiah."
www.jesuswalk.com /lessons/son-of-man.htm   (560 words)

 If Jesus was the Son of God, why did He call Himself the Son of Man? - ChristianAnswers.Net
First of all, even if the phrase "Son of Man" is a reference to Jesus' humanity, it is not a denial of His deity.
Further, Scripture indicates that Jesus was not denying His deity by referring to Himself as the Son of Man. In fact, it is highly revealing that the term "Son of Man" is used in Scripture in contexts of Christ's deity.
Finally, the phrase "Son of Man" also emphasizes who Jesus is in relation to His incarnation and His work of salvation.
www.christiananswers.net /q-eden/son-of-man.html   (444 words)

 The Son of Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Son of Man (French: Le fils de l'homme) is a 1964 painting by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte.
The painting consists of a man in a suit and a bowler hat standing in front of a small wall, beyond which is the sea and a cloudy sky.
The man's face is largely obscured by a hovering apple.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Son_of_Man   (301 words)

 Bible Study Course Lesson 3 > Why Did God Create Mankind? > Why the Son of Man?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This phrase "son of man" is used more than 90 times in the book of the Hebrew prophet Ezekiel.
Still, since "the Son of Man" is used in reference to our Savior so many times, we should consider the spiritual implications of this phrase.
Christ also used the term "Son of Man" when referring to His role as the coming ruler of humanity in the Kingdom of God.
www.ucg.org /bsc/03/sonofman.htm   (628 words)

 Debate Topics: Apologetic
The phrase 'Son of Man' is found around 200 times in the whole Bible and 82 times in the four accounts of Jesus' life and words, which we refer to as the gospels.
So in the gospels the term 'son of man' was not simply a way of denoting any old human being, but was used as a title to refer to this special person in the prophecy of Daniel.
Matthew 12:8 - 'For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.
debate.org.uk /topics/apolog/sonofman.htm   (2483 words)

 Jesus: Son of God / Son of Man
In Semitic thought a son was a ‘carbon copy’ of his father, and the phrase “son of” was often used to refer to one who possessed his “father’s” qualities".
The phrase “Son of Man” was taken from the Old Testament and known by the Jews to be a reference to the Messiah.
Since man could not keep or adhere to the first covenant between the Lord God and man (a covenant of “do this and don’t do that”), there had to be a new covenant of grace if the Lord God was going to be able to dwell with His creation.
www.bibletruthonline.com /jesussonofgodsonofman.htm   (3551 words)

 Guide to the Scriptures: Son of Man
It meant the Son of the Man of Holiness.
Man of Holiness is one of the names of God the Father.
When Jesus called himself the Son of Man, it was an open declaration of his divine relationship with the Father.
scriptures.lds.org /gss/sonofman?sr=1   (307 words)

 SON OF MAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
“Son of Man! is the eighth musical to be written by the Gowans and Larsson team and was especially commissioned for the Western Centennial Congress.
The musical sets out to communicate in a modern way the ageless gospel of The Son of God who for our sakes became The Son of Man. Jesus was no ghostly phantom who, wraithlike, took on some faint resemblance to humanity.
The latest Gowans/Larsson musical, "Son of Man!" which is the first to be launched in the United States, will have its premier performance on Sunday evening at the congress.
www.geocities.com /gowans_larsson3   (1039 words)

 The Son of Man
The authority to forgive sins (associated with the healing of the paralytic) and to override strict Sabbath observance are more suggestive of the supernatural powers of the apocalyptic judge described in the Similitudes of Enoch than a human being.
The First Book of Enoch (The Parables of Enoch) states that the Son of Man was created "before the stars of heaven".
On the one hand, any 'son of humanity' is a mere earthling; on the other hand, the Creator was viewed as endowing this genus of creatures of the dust with cosmic authority and dignity second only to his own (e.g., Ps 8).
www.mystae.com /restricted/reflections/messiah/xadam.html   (3297 words)

 Jesus, Son of God, Son of Man
For the Son of man is to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay every man for what he has done.
By a voluntary act the Son of God chose to become a man, to be an obedient servant, and to do everything, day by day throughout his entire life on earth, in total dependence upon the Father who indwelt Him.
The Son of God, having become a man, grew into maturity, through suffering and obedience, and so came to the age where He was fully qualified to die as a substitute for the sins of the world.
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Practically all of the divine instructions received by Ezekiel were addressed to him as "thou son of man," or "O son of man," or "Son of man," and the same privileges and reponsibilities were also laid upon Jesus.
But here was "the son of man," a perfect human son of God, truly and wholly man, possessing a relationship to the human race through His mother Mary.
Who is this Son of man." This suggests either that Jesus had just mentioned "the Son of man," though unrecorded in the account, or that His private conversation with Nicodemus had received publicity.
www.auburn.edu /~allenkc/fbf/sonman.html   (7963 words)

 Jesus is the Son of Man
Ten verses later, Jesus predicted that "the Son of Man shall be betrayed into the hands of men, and they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again." Matthew 17:22-23; Mark 9:31.
In John 12:23-24, Jesus said that the hour had come for the Son of Man to be glorified, and then explained that He was to be glorified through death—falling to the ground like a seed and dying—in order that He might through His death produce many seeds.
And no man hath ascended up to heaven but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
www.christian-oneness.org /chapter10.htm   (7684 words)

 Amazon.com: Son of Man: Books: Andrew Harvey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Son of Man is also profusely illustrated with haunting fl-and-white photographs by Harvey's partner, Eryk Hanut.
Overall "Son of Man" is thoughtful, well-written book that attempts to reveal the true meaning of Jesus' words and way of life.
Christ is represented in Son of Man as an anarchist, a revolutionary, and the human embodiment of unconditional love.
www.amazon.com /Son-Man-Andrew-Harvey/dp/087477912X   (2358 words)

 Daily Bible Study - The Son Of Man
For The Son of Man is Lord of The Sabbath." (Matthew 12:6-8)
His disciples came to Him and said, "Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field." [see Parable Of The Weeds] He answered, "The one who sowed the good seed is The Son of Man. The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the sons of the kingdom.
The weeds are the sons of the evil one, and the enemy who sows them is the devil [see That Old Serpent].
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/sonofman.htm   (606 words)

 Missing Son of Man
The only question is whether this reference to a son of man whose presence will be missed originated as a statement about a third party or about the speaker himself.
Jesus admittedly used "son of man"; but, they claim, it was the community of his followers who narrowed its usage to a personal nickname for their leader.
And Luke not only keeps Mark's claim that the preceding predictions---including the coming of the son of man (21:27)---will occur before the end of "this generation" (21:32), but he appends his own unique warning to watch and pray that you are prepared "to stand before the son of man" (21:36).
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 son of man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Here is a collection of excerpts from the Book of Enoch showing the Son of Man, Yeshua, in the heavenly places with the Father, the head of Days.
And this seems to hint at the relationship between the father and the son.
As we read we see that the oath is the "Son of Man" who upholds all things by the word of His mouth.
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 Weems Dancing & Worship
Then in verse 19 He says; "immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened; and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
"Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
In verse 27 it says ; "For as lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.
groups.msn.com /WeemsDancingWorship/sonofman.msnw   (1030 words)

 Betraying the Son of Man (The Anthropik Network)
In the mid-second century a satirist called Lucian tells us of a man he's sure is a charlatan, a man called Proteus Peregrinus, whom followers of Jesus called "the Christian Socrates," and Cynics hailed as the greatest man since the original Diogenes, accepting his Christian sufferings as part of his Cynic credentials.
Take, for example, the following passage, from Matthew 23:9, "And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven." In the patriarchal, Roman world, this statement does not just reject the family, it rejects the very basis of all authority.
But, as I discussed in a long article on the historical Jesus, "Betraying the Son of Man," Jesus' teachings evince a blending of Greek Cynicism with Essenism, and the Essenes were known for intentional celibacy.
anthropik.com /2005/10/betraying-the-son-of-man   (12085 words)

 Jesus Christ: Son of Man, Son of God
Such then was the "body prepared" for a habitation of the Spirit in all fullness as it is written, "A body hast thou prepared for me"; this body prophesied of from the beginning of the world the woman's seed.
Let those who entertain the conceit that Jesus was the son of Joseph, consider this verse and the prophecy concerning the woman's seed.
Christ's character as a man, is signified by the spotless innocence of a Lamb without blemish.
users.aol.com /bible12/snmangod.htm   (653 words)

 Another Son of Man
Among his final requests was that his ashes be spread over a remote lake in the swampy wilderness of eastern North Carolina.
Thus do three people of widely divergent backgrounds and ideas, who knew the young man only in illness and death, come to find themselves marooned on a tiny island during a major hurricane.
On the island, this unlikely trio encounters a bearded, autistic hermit who calls himself Son and seeks to lure them to a place he calls Paradise.
www.blairpub.com /fiction/anothersonofman.htm   (239 words)

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