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Genesis 4:10-15, Why Was Cain’s Life Spared?

There seems to be a lot of speculation and struggling with Qayin’s (Cain’s) punishment – or lack thereof – as some believe that Qayin should’ve lost his own life after murdering his brother Hevel (Abel), based on comments from skeptics … Continue reading

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Genesis 4:10-14, The Way of Qayin Was and Is the Way of the Serpent

The LORD said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood cries to me from the ground.   Now you are cursed because of the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.  … Continue reading

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Genesis 4:3-7, There Was Nothing Wrong with Cain’s Offering…

As time passed, Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit of the ground. Abel also brought some of the firstborn of his flock and of its fat. The LORD respected Abel and his offering, but he didn’t … Continue reading

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Genesis 2:4-10 – Part 1: Run Down on the Run-On

Genesis 2 is admittedly a difficult passage to understand. The author uses ambiguous words, wordplays, idioms, grammar rules foreign to English speakers, and did not record events in a chronological order. In some places, the author(s) appear to leave incomplete … Continue reading

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Why Genesis 2:4 Should Be Divided

The following is the current translation of Genesis 2:4 in today’s most popular Bibles: These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, … Continue reading

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Genesis 2:4, In the Day of Fallacies

“This is the history of the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens.” (Genesis 2:4, emphasis mine) The Hebrew word “yom” means … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:1, God Created the Heavens… Which One?

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) In this verse, “heavens” is the translation from the Hebrew shamayim. Judging from what we see in both religious and skeptic sources, it would seem shamayim means the following: Skeptic’s … Continue reading

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