About specific Bible verses

The Bible is Christians’ most important source of knowledge about God, about the world and about themselves. But the Bible is not always easy to understand. Even if we understand the major themes and outlines of the Bible relatively well, we may be puzzled by specific texts.

On this page, you find answers on specific questions about the meaning of certain verses, words or phrases in the Bible.

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Why did Noah curse his son Ham?

At first sight, the question why Noah cursed his son Ham doesn’t seem very relevant for Christians nowadays. It appears to be just a historical detail from the story about Noah and his sons, as described in the Bible...