Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 42. As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them after the chapter. At the end is a list of where the Aleph/Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 42 1 And Ya'akov saw … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 42
I've previously published two dinosaur posts: Dinosaurs: Extinct or Not? More Living Dinosaurs This article present the Nessie sightings/encounters/evidence that I couldn't fit into the last article. ("Nessie" is the nickname for the Loch Ness Monster, a plesiosaur-like creature spotted in Scotland's Loch Ness.) In 2007, a 55-year-old lab technician by the name of Gordon … Continue reading More Nessie Sightings
Welcome to the 5th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts. Last fornight I reviewed Die Hard (1988) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Picking this fortnight’s film/series was difficult; it was originally going to be Die Hard 2 (1990), then Ant-Man (2015), then The Ten Commandments (1956), before last week seeing and finally settling on:
- Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), rated M for mature themes, violence and coarse language
That is the Australian rating; in the United States, it’s rated PG-13 for violence including battle sequences and intense images. As usual, following the review will be the film’s trailer, and a clip. As usual, here’s the disclaimer:
WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD. PROCEED AT OWN RISK.
Exodus: Gods and Kings
I’ve had mixed feelings over the years about watching Ridley Scott’s reimagining of one of the most famous Biblical stories. When it first came out, I was…
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After a two-week break, here is my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 41. As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterwards. At the end is a list of when the Aleph Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. (Note: to clarify, this … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 41
There is raging debate today as to what is the true Name of our Creator, whom many simply call “God” or “The Lord”, generic titles that could apply to any deity. There is also a lesser debate as to the true Name of God’s Son, our Messiah, commonly known by the incorrect Anglicised “Jesus”. The letter “J” did not exist as a separate sound until the 1500s, before which it was just another way to write “I” or “Y”.
The most popular version of the Creator’s Name is Yahweh, while others say Yahuah, Yahveh, Jehovah or Yehovah. In each case, His shortened Name is Yah. The most popular version of the Messiah’s Name is Yeshua, while others say Yahshua, Yahushua, Yahusha, or Yehoshua. The Name of the Messiah is largely viewed as being dependent on the Name of the Father. So, what is the truth? The following video discusses the…
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Yesterday (in Australia) was Pesach – The Feast of Passover. Today is Matsot, the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which takes place from the 15th to the 21st of the month Aviv. You can see my feastly calendar at Feast Calendar. You can see my explanation of the calendar at Yom Teruah - The Feast of … Continue reading Matsot – The Feast of Unleavened Bread (Plus: Evidence for the Exodus)
Today is (in Australia) the first day of the Feast of Pesach, known in English as Passover. I explain my calendar here: Yom Teruah - The Feast of Trumpets. You can view my feast calendar here: Feast Calendar. Many think Passover and other Biblical feasts don't apply because "Jesus did away with all that". That … Continue reading Pesach – The Feast of Passover