Why is Lucifer still used as a title of Christ in the Easter Vigil in the Catholic Church’s Latin Mass?


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Ray Dart answered

That is all to do with the alternative translation of Lucifer as "Morning Star" (Venus) isn't it? I think that Jesus referred to himself like that somewhere (sorry, I don't know where (and I might be wrong)).

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Perry Nuttal
Perry Nuttal commented
Thank you Ray. So Jesus and lucifer are the same both mean morning star son of the dawn, 'helel' a shining one?
Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson commented
@Pea Nuts

Check my link to make sure you understand the situation.
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thanked the writer.
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Perry Nuttal
Perry Nuttal commented
"They both"
Ray Dart
Ray Dart commented
Yeah I read all that (and understood it, weirdly). I still think it's all a matter of misunderstanding/mistranslation/or (most likely), duplication.
The bible is outstandingly full of such contradictions, which cleverer people than me try to explain (usually, very badly)
Perry Nuttal
Perry Nuttal commented
If Easter vigil comes from Ishtar Vigil is Mary the same as Goddess Ishtar?

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