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English of the ESV follows fairly well the order and sense of the Hebrew in v.2, but in v.3 has a better (more literally) ordered and rendered form it could take, something like so: v.2 And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. v.3 [my modified ESV translation] So ...


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And what do you do when you stop your hard, intended work and rest? God was obviously contemplating on his miraclous works, that's it. Notice how the text says "and made it holy". "Holy" is a big word. When in the exodus someone broke that holy day he was punished to death. It looks like it is not the point to work itself, but the point of work is to get ...


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Short Answer It is a condition that can not actually exist, an absurdity. It is the consequence of an argument presented in the form reductio ad adsurdum, a "reduction to absurdity." In one of its forms, this type of argument takes a set of premises to its logical conclusion and shows the results lead to an absurdity, thus demonstrating the invalidity of ...


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What words existed in Greek to express the concept “eternal”? Far and away the most common word for "eternal" in the Greek is αἰώνιος. Of the 68 occurrences of "eternal in the (AV), this word accounts for 63 of those instances. Other Greek words being translated as "eternal" are: ἀΐδιος (found once), and αἰών (found twice) The other two (2) instances ...



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