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The Hebrews reads הָֽאָדָ֖ם note the article הָֽ ('the') before אָדָם ('man', 'mankind', 'Adam'). Going back to Gen 1:27 we read: So God created man ( אֶת־הָֽאָדָם֙ )in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. ( NKJ) Notice that it is exactly the same term "the man" in both cases (though this is obscured ...


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Source theory attempts to explain differences by rationalizing Scripture making it more of work of man and less of a work of God. For a detailed examination of how God has used the language to show a single Author of Genesis 1-3 see: Meaning of (et)"את" and (v'et)"וְאֵ֥ת" in Genesis 1:1 In this case, the question is on how God ...


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The confusion arises because we expect books to be written by the one author unless the text says otherwise. In these passages, there are two different authors, both anonymous but now known as the 'Priestly Source'(P) and the 'Yahwist' (J). The Priestly Source is considered to have written the first account, in Genesis 1:1-2:4a, while the Yahwist wrote the ...


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Love the question & most of the answers though I am not expert in Hebrew.I read the statement as ex nihilo out of nothing. Here I see a grand opening statement without parallel ! GOD makes no bones about HIMSELF as CREATOR. knowing that some scientists & others would look at this as questionable GOD gives just the fact jack ! ! HE presents no ...


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God's gender is not measured by the flesh. When God needed to use a masculine description of self, then that is what God did; same as feminine, and neutered. In a VERY loose regards, you can see that God uses masculine description when showing strength, power, and authority. Feminine when showing compassion, comfort, and love. Neutered when calling about ...


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From my comments here: What the ‘Early Church Parents’ said about God’s gender | Catholic Herald: What does the Church teach?CCC 370 In no way is God in man's image. He is neither man nor woman. God is pure spirit in which there is no place for the difference between the sexes. But the respective "perfections" of man and woman reflect something of the ...



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