Gen 1:6-8.

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Wed Aug 30 12:03:05 EDT 2000


> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephen C. Carlson [mailto:scarlson at mindspring.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 11:10 PM
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: Re: Gen 1:6-8.
> > 
> > 
> > At 06:45 PM 8/29/00 -0400, Liz Fried wrote:
> > >What do people who believe in the inerrancy of the
> > >biblical text do with the word raqi(a in vs 1:6-8? Do
> > >they think the sky is a rolled out sheet of metal
> > >strong enough to hold the rain waters?
> > 
> > A lot of inerrantists interpret raqi(a as "expanse,"
> > but your question seems more directed to literalists
> > than to inerrantists.
> I'm a literalist, and it doesn't mean "expanse."

Evidence?

Dave Washburn
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