rosewalk at concentric.net
Wed Aug 22 20:34:06 EDT 2001
> I was just thinking about Gen 1:2 with regards to RuaCH 'eLoHiYM.
>Is 'eLoHiYM used here without the definite article an adjective or
>still a noun? While most translations render this verse "the Spirit
>of God", a few have rendered it "an awesome wind". The NWT (New
>World Translation of the Holy Scriptures) published by the
>Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of Jehovah's Witnesses render it
>God's "active force". Can someone comment on why the preferred
>reading is "Spirit of God"
Because that is what the words mean
> in this passage, and would "active force" as used in the NWT be a
>faithful translation of the original Hebrew?
It is an attempt to take G-d out of the picture.
Completely made up, not even close to being a translation
> Tony Costa
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