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Did Eve Experience Pregnancy While In Eden?
In the first 8 words of Genesis 3:16a we read, אֶֽל־הָאִשָּׁה אָמַר הַרְבָּה אַרְבֶּה עִצְּבוֹנֵךְ וְהֵֽרֹנֵךְ בְּעֶצֶב To the woman he said, “I will greatly increase your pains … During the discussion of this verse, a student of mine raised … Continue reading
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The Biblical Basis for Marriage
Over at my other blog (Thus Said the LORD), I’ve posted my latest article titled The Biblical Basis For Marriage. Quite apart from the theology, the appendix has the details behind the translation of Genesis 1:26-27. Just download (or read … Continue reading
Isaiah 45:7 – Is God Responsible for Good AND Evil?
Yes, as He himself admits. We begin with the King James Version of verse 45:7: I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things. And here is the Hebrew … Continue reading
The Image of God – Part II
In the previous post I attempted to clarify whether mankind constituted the image of God or each individual human. Grammatically, the collection of humans (= mankind) was the image of God, not each individual person. In this post, I try … Continue reading