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Category Archives: Biblical Hebrew
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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A Still Small Voice?
In 1 Kings 19:12, the story of the mighty Yahweh speaking to His prophet Elijah in a “still small voice” in the aftermath of a great storm has stirred the imaginations of squishy clergy of all traditions. Much has been … Continue reading
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How to Practice Biblical Hebrew
In your study of biblical Hebrew, you might want to consider adopting some of the practices described in the linked article below. This article resonated with me because as I became more confident of my ability to read the Hebrew … 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