Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 27

Here is my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 27.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterwards.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph-Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 27 1 And it was that when Yitschak … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 27

Reader Request Friday 14 December

Earlier this week I gave notice that I'm doing a Reader Request - meaning I answer questions my readers put to me.  Here are my answers. You can see my previous Reader Request here: Reader Request Friday 23 November (questions) Reader Request Friday 23 November (answers) SHIROBANRYU'S QUESTIONS The Bible as current was put together … Continue reading Reader Request Friday 14 December

Blogging Award

bottomlesscoffee007 from https://bottomlesscoffee007.com has nominated me for the Blogging Award. https://bottomlesscoffee007.com/2018/10/26/blogging-award/ Thanks, 007! Previous awards I've been given: Awesome Impact Award Blogger Recognition Award (two nominations in one post) Mystery Blogger Award Sunshine Blogger Award Questions I was asked: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? (the most annoying question on earth, I know) … Continue reading Blogging Award

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 26

G'day and Shabbat Shalom, everyone!  Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Genesis (Hebrew: Beresheet) chapter 26. (To clear any misconceptions: this is my own translation, which I am in the midst of translating.  It is a revision of previous translations, with consultations to the original Hebrew and Aramaic, as well as other … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 26

Biblical Genders

My monthly reblog of an older post.

J-M's History Corner

This is not about the modern cultural war between the Biblical and Scientific fact that gender is binary and genetic and cannot change (no matter how much you mutilate your body), and the pseudoscientific left-wing lunacy that gender is fluid and can be changed.  It is instead the controversial subject of Adam’s gender at creation – and a couple of other related subjects.

You might be thinking, “Well, Adam was created a male, wasn’t he?  Problem solved.”  Not quite.  As we shall see from the Hebrew grammar, while Adam was not created female, he was not created male, either.  Dr A Nyland, a language scholar, explains in an endnote of her book Complete Books of Enoch: 1 Enoch (First Book of Enoch, 2 Enoch (Secrets of Enoch), 3 Enoch (Hebrew Book of Enoch):

Adam, the first human.  Adam is a word which simply means “human.”  The above statement demonstrates…

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Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 25

G'day, everyone!  Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 25.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterwards.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph-Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 25 1 Then Avraham added … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 25