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Could the 3 ribs in the bear's teeth symbolize 3 cities? Dan 7:5

There certainly is a clear connection between the beasts of Daniel and the beasts of Revelation. But if the clear distinctions are not also noted, a muddle might result. Also, the matter of the beasts ...
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What is the significance of the term die, die ( מוֹת מוֹת, mûṯ mûṯ) at Genesis 2:17? Die repeated twice

As this article explains, repetitions such as this serve as modifiers providing emphasis. The English equivalent would be "very," "every" or, in this case, "surely." ...
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How do I know if a word in the English translation is implied by the Hebrew or Greek, or specifically stated?

The general question you are asking would require extensive detail when it comes to Hebrew. For example, Hebrew has imperfect and perfect tense, not past, present, and future tense. Present tense ...
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Why do Genesis 1 and 2 sequences of events and other details differ so widely?

There are, indeed, differences between the first account of creation in Genesis, and the second account in Genesis. The second account commences with chapter 2 verse 4. The points you raise may be due ...
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What is the significance of the term die, die ( מוֹת מוֹת, mûṯ mûṯ) at Genesis 2:17? Die repeated twice

While Dan's answer is basically correct, there are Hebrew grammatical structures based on repetition. The Hebrew text at the end of Genesis 2:27 has מֹ֥ות תָּמֽוּת, which the Qal infinitive absolute ...
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Translation of "wayhî" (וַֽיְהִי־) in Genesis 1

It is more common to have the form הָֽאָדָ֖ם לְנֶ֥פֶשׁ חַיָּֽה when חַיָּֽה means became, that is the לְ in front of what it becomes. Genesis 2:7 הָֽאָדָ֖ם לְנֶ֥פֶשׁ חַיָּֽה׃ "the man/Adam became ...
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Could the 3 ribs in the bear's teeth symbolize 3 cities? Dan 7:5

Could the 3 ribs in the bear's teeth symbolize 3 cities? Dan,7:5. In short - Hardly!! It is well established that Daniel's four distinctive beast's represent four kings, who in turn represent four ...
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Why does God remember the covenant with God? (self-reference)

The so-called "Noahide Covenant" is actually a covenant between God and every living creature - see appendix below. The enduring symbol of this covenant was the "bow" symbolized by ...
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Could the 3 ribs in the bear's teeth symbolize 3 cities? Dan 7:5

Answer My study shows that the 3 ribs do not symbolize 3 cities but 3 provinces or directions into which the Medo-Persian Empire expanded. Explanation Through Daniel, God gave the history in advance ...
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Could the 3 ribs in the bear's teeth symbolize 3 cities? Dan 7:5

Several commentators understand the bear to symbolized the Median Empire, which had "torn" the Babylonian Empire apart. This understanding also works if they are tusks rather than "ribs....
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Translation of "wayhî" (וַֽיְהִי־) in Genesis 1

The word "way·hî-" is translated both "and there was" and "and it was" in Genesis 1. According to the DSS translation by Abegg, Flint, and Ulrich, the formula in the ...
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Why are "ha-adam" and "adam" often translated inconsistently in Genesis?

First and foremost, literal meaning of the word Adam is not 'man'. Footnote under Gen 2:7(NIV) explains thus: Hebrew for man (adam) sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for ground (adamah); it ...
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How does וְ / הֶאֱמִן vᵊhe'ĕmin "believe" reflect the root word אָמַן 'āman?

First, the verb used in Gen 15:6 is אָמַן (aman) which has the fundamental meaning, "to confirm, support". It is a fundamental root word in Hebrew. A better translation is "trust"...
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