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Question Restatement: What is the linguistic basis for the shortened form of "I am he" in Greek, "ἐγώ εἰμι", in the Septuagint, Isaiah 43:10. There are quite a few "I am .." statements in Isaiah, and perhaps this is intended to be an "Elliptical Construction", wherein the reader makes all of the necessary inferences. I wouldn't expect to find ...


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Question Restatement: (Part 1) Is there extra-Biblical precedence to render "ἐγώ εἰμι" as "I am he"? (Part 2) Are there any indications, in the Hebrew, or Aramaic Texts, or Liturgy, to indicate a formulaic use of "I am he" to justify inventing the "Exceptional Greek Syntax"? (Part 3) And if neither of the above, why is this Syntax used to translate ...


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If the focus is on a blessing which comes from the LORD, what is done in creation should serve as a starting point on which to build understanding: And G-d blessed them, saying: 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth'. (Genesis 1:22 JPS) It is possible G-d was kneeling but the ones receiving the ...



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