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I was reading a Commentary on the Torah and Jeff Benner came up with a hypothesis. Genesis 4:15 Mark The Modern Hebrew word for a “letter” (as in the letters of the alphabet) is אות(ot , Strong's #226, the plural form is אותיות/otyot). This word can be found in the following passage. And the Lord said to him, “Therefore, whoever kills Cain, vengeance ...


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First of all, In the book of Genesis, there is no passage in the book where God told Eve not to eat of the tree of knowledge. By this, when Eve told Satan that she would die if she ate, even though the text does not say, she had to get this information from her husband, Adam. Secondly, If God had gave Adam specific instructions on what tree not to eat from, ...


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From what I have been able to gather, this association has been a long standing interpretation, and an ill founded one at that. I will go into a couple of the possible reasons below that are not mentioned in Tim Biegeleisen's answer: 1. A mistaken interpretation of the Songs of Songs A possible explanation is that it stems form a mistaken interpretation of ...


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Astrology as in the belief that the heavenly bodies control our fate is condemned in the Bible. But there's also astronomy, which is the science used to create calendars. The Sun and the Moon are for times and seasons and a good calendar takes both into account. Months, even today, are based loosely on the lunar cycles. The lunar cycle takes about 29.5 ...


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I do not know of any English translations which explicitly list the fruit as being an apple. However, there is a Christian tradition that the forbidden fruit is an apple. Here are couple of reasons for why the forbidden fruit has come to be symbolized as an apple: In Greek mythology, Heracles was required to pick the golden apples from Tree of Life in ...


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THE GENESIS CHAPTER NINE NOAH--HAM--CANAAN MYSTERY I vote for Ham having a child with his mother named Canaan. Canaan would have been the assumed child of Noah and his wife and thus Gen 9 v18 and v22 point out that Ham was the father of Canaan. Gen 9 v25 says Canaan shall be a servant of servants unto his BRETHREN, NAMELY v26 SHEM and v27 JAPHETH. If ...


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Even Wycliffe's translation used the word fruit, so I think the answer to this question must be a no. The confusion probably still stems from apple meaning generic fruit, but it wasn't because of any particular translation. Therfore the womman seiy that the tre was good, and swete to ete, and fair to the iyen, and delitable in bi holdyng; and sche took ...


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According to the Canopy Theory, day two was the creation of the canopy from which the waters came during the Flood. Since God knew the canopy would eventually be used to flood the Earth, He could not call it good. See: http://creationwiki.org/Canopy_theory


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Rashi simply explains that the work begun on Day 2 was not completed until the middle of the third day. Hence, an uncompleted piece of work could not properly be pronounced as "good." At verse 11, during Day 3, God proclaims His creation to that point "good," and moves on and puts plants and trees into the earth he just created, also calling it good.



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