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Translations: Genesis 15:1-6

Just a reminder, this is largely a blog dedicated to learning to read and understand biblical Hebrew. So, these posts are intended to focus on the Hebrew, not the theology. However, sometimes theology cannot be avoided and the theology advanced … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:11-12 – Of Fruit Trees And Omnipotence

In Genesis 1:11 God instructs the earth to bring forth, among other forms of vegetation, “trees of fruit making fruit“1)Alternatively, “trees bearing fruit making fruit” or “trees bearing fruit continually“.. However, the next verse reveals that the earth failed to … Continue reading

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My Five Most Interesting Words in the Bible

In response to a request from a facebook friend (who is also a RL friend), I give you my five favorite words in the [Hebrew] Bible. The first two warrant an explanation. They are at the top of my list of … Continue reading

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