Right hand references in bible and its significance

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  1. Santha

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    There are lot of bible verses that has references to Right hand.
    As I understand it displays a position that is given to a trustworthy person.
    But what did it really mean in the near east culture and how did this phrase come into existence.
    Is there more to it?
     
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    http://www.letusreason.org/onenes10.htm

    The term at the right hand of God points to his exalted position he now is active on. There is numerous things that need to be considered to understand this phrase. The phrase right hand is a metaphor, God exercises his authority by his right hand.

    The term at the right hand of God points to his exalted position he now is active in. The phrase right hand is a figurative expression of a literal event. God exercises his authority by his right hand.

    Right hand of God Rom. 8:34, Col.3:1, Eph. 3:20 Heb. 10;12, 12:2,1 Pt. 3:21

    Right hand of power Mt. 26:64 Mk.14:62,

    The Lord said to my Lord. Mt.22:43-45, Mk.12:35-37, Lk.20:41-44
     
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  3. Santha

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    Thank you for the references and explanation.
     
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