begin-title/end-title

Ashley Crane acrane at harvestwest.wa.edu.au
Fri Feb 2 06:09:05 EST 2001


Hi Jonathan

Others have it - In the beginning of God's creating...

Ashley

> Gen. 2:4a yes; Gen. 2:4b no, because it is the incipit to the second
> creation narrative, paralleling in structure the incipit to the first
story
> in Gen. 1:1. There, the first words should be understood as "When God
began
> to create. So already Rashi, later Umberto Cassuto and many moderns.





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