Bits of Torah Truths – Paul Parallels a Torah Concept in 2 Corinthians 6:18 – Episode 103
2 Corinthians 6:18
יח וְהָיִיתִי לָכֶם לְאָב וְאַתֶּם תִּהְיוּ לִי לְבָנִים וּלְבָנוֹת, (שמואל ב׳ ז׳ יד׳) נְאֻם יהוה צְבָאוֹת.
2 Samuel 7:12–13
12 “When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom. (KJV)
Here in 2 Corinthians 6:18 Paul uses this idea that God is our Father from the Tanakh quoted from 2 Samuel 7:14 of God raising up children. This is reminiscent of Exodus 29:42–46, where God speaks saying “… I shall dwell among the children of Israel, becoming their God; and they will know that I, Hashem, am their God…” The Torah has not passed away.