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Jehovah's Witnesses

Discussion in 'Christianity and World Religion' started by The Gregorian, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. rakovsky

    rakovsky Newbie

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    Can you please explain the first half of your last paragraph to me?

    How do you get from your grammar statement
    "The word את is used as a grammatical tool to identify the definite object of the verb, in other words, it is pointing to the active principle. "

    To your conclusion:
    "Thus the active principle which Created the Heaven and the Earth in Genesis 1, is GOD [Elohim - multiplicity of persons and togetherness of purpose], but even specifically the Word, the First and the Last letter, the Alpha and Omega"

    Where is The Son of God treated as a grammatical "active principle"?

    I mean, you are talking about a grammar rule, so I suppose you are also talking about some specific verse that uses this rule to talk about the Logos Son of God?
     
  2. Truthfrees

    Truthfrees Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Moved from Controversial Christian Theology to Christianity and World Religions, as per the new SOPs for each Forum.
     
  3. he-man

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    God (Masc. Noun) אֵל In some languages nouns are masculine, feminine or neuter . Hebrew is much the same, all nouns are either masculine or feminine (there is no neuter). The English verb "to be" and its various tenses such as "am", "is" and "are" do not exist in Hebrew and need to be added in the translation.
    The Hebrew word [​IMG][​IMG] (el) is spelled aleph-lamed. The [​IMG] (aleph), the picture of an ox, represents strength and the [​IMG] (lamed) is a picture of a shepherd staff representing "authority." These letters form the Hebrew word meaning the "the strong authority" and is the Hebrew word for God. When these two letters are combined, we have the Hebrew word [​IMG][​IMG] (EL, written as אל in the Modern Hebrew alphabet, Strong's #410), the "strong authority."
    [​IMG][​IMG] אֵל eyl Mighty One 410 One who holds authority over others, such as a judge, chief or god. In the sense of being yoked to one another.
    Based on the pictures of the word El, a better translation would be "Blessed be Abram of the most high strength and authority, possessor of heaven and earth." When the ancient Hebrew's see the word "EL," they see the strength of an ox and the authority of a shepherd.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] אָדוֹן a-don Lord 113 The ruler as the foundation to the community.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] אֲדוֹנָי a-do-nai Lord 136 Frequently used as a title for God. This is a the plural possessive form of the word a-don and means "my lords."
    God is the only savior and His son is His mediator who sits on the Right hand of God.
     
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