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I am sorry to break it to you ... there are no such beings as "angels", provided you read the Hebrew of the masoret Bible. Let's refer to Genesis chap 2. ויכל השמים והארץ וכל צבאם Then He completes the heavens and earth and all their forces ויכל אלהים ביום השביעי מלאכתו אשר עשה וישבת ביום השביעי מכל מלאכתו אשר עשה And then G'd completes on the 7th day ...


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"Angel of the LORD" "Angel of the LORD" does not necessarily mean God, but of course it does here, through an indirect means. By way of explanation, Julian Morgenstern ('The Elohist Narrative in Exodus 3:1-15') says that the chapter has been recognised by all biblical scholars as composite. Although there is not unanimity on a verse by verse basis, ...


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Quite simply, because 'YHWH' (Yahweh) is incorrect. 'YHVH' (Ye-Ho-Vah/Je-Ho-Vah) is the correct form of God's name. So the name 'Yah/Jah' really is a contraction of 'Yehovah/Jehovah', dropping all but the first and last two letters. In English it is pronounced 'Je-ho-vah', while in Hebrew it is pronounced 'Ye-ho-vah' (just as 'Joseph' is pronounced ...


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It is possible that Yah is not formed by the first two letters of YHWH, but by the first and last. Nehemiah Gordon proposes this theory to account for Yah, while disagreeing with the scholarly consensus regarding the pronunciation Yahweh. He states that in ancient Hebrew, contractions were commonly formed by taking the first and final letters. ...



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