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    This is a [potential] flaw the NJPS translation. Nowhere in the Hebrew verse is the word "kol", "all"/"every" used in regard to land animal ...

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    Richard Elliott Friedman and the Stone Edition Tanakh both have: "In the beginning of God's creating..." Friedman says, "skies and the eart ...

  • The Beginning of the World = The Beginning of Torah

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    Rashi says that God 'looked into the Torah and created the world.' ...

  • In the Beginning G-d Created...Grammar Mistakes?

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    Sure enough, the first phrase of the Bible is grammatically incorrect, or at least it is according to most translations of the opening chapt ...

  • The meaning of Tohu and Tehom

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    Is there any relationship in meaning between tohu (unformed) and tehom (deep)? I have heard it said that the deep in Genesis signifies primo ...

  • What defines holiness?

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    While going through the Delicious bookmarks, I came across the website, From God to Verse, which is one guy's attempt to 'translate' the bib ...

  • The Beginning of the World = The Beginning of Torah

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    Rashi says that God 'looked into the Torah and created the world.' ...

  • Genesis 1 : 24

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    God said, “Let the earth bring forth every kind of living creature: cattle, creeping things, and wild beasts of every kind.” And it was so. ...

  • Genesis 1 : 2

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    the earth being unformed and void, with darkness over the surface of the deep and a wind from God sweeping over the water— ...

  • Genesis 2 : 3

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    And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because on it God ceased from all the work of creation that He had done. ...

  • Genesis 1 : 1

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    When God began to create heaven and earth— ...

  • Regrets of the LORD

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    I find this sentence so touching: God is saddened by how things have gone wrong with His creation. God has regrets? God can be disappointed? ...

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    Interesting to point out differences between Ten Commandments here and in Exodus. Besides for a few changes in certain places with wording, ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma wondrous power which the Lord had wielded Theme Theology Subtheme Understanding miracles Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glossary: Talmud}. ...

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    While there are many interpretations to this paradox, I just wanted to point out that this verse is the source for the idea that Adam & Eve ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma she saw how beautiful [literally, good] he was Theme Dignity of humans Subtheme Single individual is of ultimate value Original Source ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma He cast it on the ground and it became a snake Theme Purpose and value Subtheme The scheme of things Original Source Midrash Exodus Ra ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma there shall be blood throughout the land of Egypt Theme The ten plagues Subtheme God’s intervention in the world Original Source Pesik ...

  • A ritual that is still meaningful today

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    I have more than once welcomed people to Jerusalem by bringing out bread and wine and creating a ritual moment - as if to distinguish betwee ...