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Jan
14
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
biblehub.com/exodus/12-12.htm
Jan
12
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
I do not know how many UFO, gods, or aliens are. We don't even have good definition of that. An almighty being can at most be one because if there are two, one would beat up the other and hence the other couldn't be almighty too. I don't need a bible for that. Problems start when clear monotheistic claims in the torah, instead of henotheistic is very scarce.
Jan
12
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
Technically it's henotheistic. It claims that Yahweh is Israel's only God. It doesn't say that the other nations do not legitimately have their own gods.
Jan
10
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
What am I missing here? Where did I ask wrong?
Jan
10
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
There are no gods but Yahweh. In hebrew, it would be what? There is no elohim but Yahweh. But then again, elohim doesn't really mean gods. It can mean many things and there are indeed many elohim. See the problem is? How can you express monotheism then?
Jan
10
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
That's precisely the problem I am asking. In one hand, there is no elohim besides me. On the other, "You created men slightly below the elohim" So there are indeed many other elohim. They're just not gods but angels. But there are many other elohim.
Jan
10
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
Well, at least the bible translators agree to disagree. They translate Psalm 8:5 differently.
Jan
10
comment Is there a way to express monotheism in hebrew language?
It doesn't say that YHWH is the only eloah. In fact, as I said many other beings, like angels and judges and rulers are called eloah too. It simply says that Israel has only one eloah (which is not even true). And that YHWH is one.
Dec
27
comment Is “revile the gods” (KJV) an accurate translation in Exo. 22:28?
I upvote. The other answer is far better though.
Dec
27
comment Is “revile the gods” (KJV) an accurate translation in Exo. 22:28?
I am not downvoting
Dec
27
comment Is “revile the gods” (KJV) an accurate translation in Exo. 22:28?
in this verse, is it followed by plural words?
Oct
24
comment Are the words “wife” and “woman” the same in Hebrew and Greek?
Could be. Or Jesus could say "wives" to mean other wives. It's sin to look at others' wives with lust. It's not sin to see women in general. Just like it's adultery to have sex with someone else' wife, but it's not adultery to have concubines like David and Abraham, for example. I am not saying it's true. I am saying that it could be what Jesus mean and from the verse, we can't know which one.
Oct
24
comment Does 1 Corinthians 8:5-6 favor henotheism?
+!. Not sure which answer is the correct one. Looks like Paul doesn't know how many gods are there.
Oct
24
comment Does 1 Corinthians 8:5-6 favor henotheism?
(as there are many gods and many lords). Why is this phrase in parentheses anyway?
Oct
21
comment Are the words “wife” and “woman” the same in Hebrew and Greek?
You are using 2 assumptions. First you assume that adultery is sex outside marriage. Jews would disagree. Then you say that sex outside marriage is immoral according to paul. We don't know that. So it seems the answer is yes. Wife and women are the same words.
Oct
17
comment Did Jeremiah complain about corrupt torah in Jeremiah 8:8?
That other question seems to be the gist of this question as well, though not as similar. This question talks about whether wa tawrat means torah at all.
Oct
17
comment Did Jeremiah complain about corrupt torah in Jeremiah 8:8?
a bible that says that it is corrupted can't possibly be correct. But yea your answers make a lot of sense. As how Jesus, Ezra, etc. quote the bible. You seem to assume that all those guys are perfect. Maybe they're not as perfect as you think. Ezra could be a racist plotter that mistakenly kicked out southern Israelites thinking they were non jewish. Gospel writers may combine a bunch of teaching and put it in Jesus' mouth.
Oct
17
comment Did Jeremiah complain about corrupt torah in Jeremiah 8:8?
So Jeremiah complain about the priests corrupting torah?
Jun
5
comment Is there bible translation that is more literal than Young Literal Translation
Okay the answers are good. It doesn't explain why bnei elohinm is translated as angels of methuo is translated as drunk satisfactorily or whatever.
Jun
5
comment How to interpret John 2:10
In any case, most english bible translators do not translate methuo as alcohol intoxication. I wonder if it's a deliberate attempt to keep bible politically correct. I could make that a separate question but then some mod will mark the question as duplicate.