+- +-

+- User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Total Members: 118
Latest: Abrasileira
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Total Posts: 15125
Total Topics: 839
Most Online Today: 405
Most Online Ever: 771
(July 30, 2019, 01:13:39 am)
Users Online
Members: 2
Guests: 155
Total: 157

Author Topic: A Journey Thru Genesis  (Read 4108 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Olde Tymer

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 1005
  • Karma: +1010/-0
  • Referrals: 0
Re: A Journey Thru Genesis
« Reply #182 on: May 31, 2019, 08:01:14 am »
● Gen 25:23a . . and the Lord answered her: Two nations are in your womb, two separate peoples shall issue from your body;

The Hebrew word for "nations" is from gowy (go'-ee); or the short version goy (go'-ee) which means: (in the sense of massing) a foreign nation; hence, Gentiles; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.

The words gowy and goy, are commonly used by modern Jews in referring to people who aren't Jewish. But the words goyim and goy do not especially mean non-Jews. Those words apply to all manner of people masses; both Jew and Gentile. There are other Bible examples where those words unmistakably apply to not only non Jews, but Jews too. For example:

"I will make of you a great nation" (Gen 12:2).

That promise was made to Abraham regarding his progeny. The word for "nation" in that verse (which in this case clearly refers to the people of Israel) is gowy, the same word describing both Jacob and Esau.

Another example is Gen 18:17-18 where both Hebrews and Gentiles are referred to as goyyim:

"Now the Lord had said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do, since Abraham is to become a great and populous nation and all the nations of the earth are to bless themselves by him?"

In another instance; God gave His word that, while the universe exists, the people of Israel would never cease to be goy.

"Thus said the Lord, Who established the sun for light by day, the laws of moon and stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea into roaring waves, Whose name is Lord of Hosts: If these laws should ever be annulled by Me-- declares the Lord-- only then would the offspring of Israel cease to be a nation before Me for all time." (Jer 31:35-36)

So the people of Israel are still goy even to this very day.

Gen 25:23a is an interesting development. God chose Sarah to be the one through whom Abraham's covenant would perpetuate-- likewise He chose Rebecca for the same purpose. It was through her that the covenant would perpetuate too. But Rebecca is somehow different. For reasons of His own, God waited for her to come along before getting down to business multiplying the seed promised in Gen 13:16.


Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
1 Replies
Last post November 25, 2018, 07:46:19 am
by patrick jane
77 Replies
Last post August 04, 2020, 01:34:53 pm
by patrick jane
8 Replies
Last post July 18, 2020, 08:30:37 pm
by Bladerunner
1 Replies
Last post March 09, 2020, 02:13:33 pm
by patrick jane
1 Replies
Last post July 16, 2020, 12:55:32 pm
by patrick jane

+-Recent Topics

A.I. - Transhumanism and The Beast System by Bladerunner
Today at 08:30:38 pm

Time? What is it? How does it work? Is there existence without it? by Bladerunner
Today at 08:22:55 pm

Does God always answer prayers with yes, no, or wait? by Bladerunner
Today at 07:56:22 pm

Today at 04:44:16 pm

Your Favorite Music, Images and Memes by patrick jane
Today at 01:49:11 pm

Christianity Today Magazine - August 2020 by patrick jane
Today at 01:13:41 pm

Coronavirus hoax to declare martial law (FEMA) by Firestarter
Today at 10:38:16 am

Introduction To Philosophy by patrick jane
Today at 08:37:21 am

First Cause’s Unmoved Mover(s?): Fated to Move? by patrick jane
Today at 08:35:38 am

Philosophy and Theology with Jay Dyer by patrick jane
Today at 08:35:21 am

Simulation Theory by patrick jane
Today at 08:35:00 am

The Occult Religions by patrick jane
Today at 08:34:25 am

Philosopher of Science John Lennox by patrick jane
Today at 08:34:03 am

Life Hacks | Health | Wellness and Wisdom by patrick jane
Today at 08:33:40 am

Gnosis - Secrets of the Kabbalah & Zohar by patrick jane
Today at 08:33:02 am

Was thinking by patrick jane
Today at 08:31:40 am

More thinking, but with Son by patrick jane
Today at 08:31:24 am

Jay Dyer - Nietzsche, Kierkegaard & Dostoevsky - The Present Age by patrick jane
Today at 08:30:39 am