Gen 1:2

Bearpecs at Bearpecs at
Fri Aug 24 19:18:05 EDT 2001

In a message dated 8/24/01 1:15:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
larry.swain at writes:
> I might suggest here "breath" drawing a parallel between this statement
> of the "ruah" of God hovering over the water at the moment of creation,

I think there's a clear parallel of spiritual and natural meanings between:
ruah = wind,  neshama = breath
ruah = spirit,  neshama = soul.
In each case, the latter is the individual manifestation of the former.

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