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Hebrew is not Greek nor English. The Hebrew אֱלהִים (elohim) meant more than just what we call "god". It included other things such as: ruler and judges, Ex 22:7, 8, 27, 1 Sam 2:25, Judges 5:8, Ps 82:1, etc superhuman beings, Ps 8:6, Job 1:6, 2:1, 38:7, etc. false gods, Ex 18:11, 22:19, 1 Sam 4:8, etc. thus, it is not surprising that the "...


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The word used here is אֱלהִים (elohim), a masculine plural noun referring to Deity (and occasionally, Deity's representatives). It is the same word used, for example, to refer to God in the creation, and in the commandment "thou shalt have no other gods before me". There are numerous Old Testament examples of people worshipping gods other than the ...


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