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Formal / Informal "you" when referring to God

In the first part you seem to mistake who talks to whom in Samuel 2 24:14. This is a conversation between two humans (David and Gad. It is not a typo. Gad is a son of Jacob). Of course they refer to ...
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what is difference between "Vielleicht kommt er noch." and "vielleicht kommt er"?

There are several possible meanings of noch, depending on context; most likely: despite it is a bit late already (equivalent to English still) in addition to somebody else, who is already there ...
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Usage of "zwar"

There are a lot of answers already, but I think none of them really nails it. This is an attempt to be more clear. It overlaps with most of the other answers, but I hope it adds some clarity. Modal ...
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Is there a different usage of "Erpel" vs. "Enterich"?

Both words denominate the same thing, but are of different origin and (at least historical) use: Erpel seems to be common in the north (and is of Flemish origin), while Enterich seems to origin from ...
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