Fwd: [b-hebrew] Genesis 3:15 and order of ideas

Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com
Tue Dec 21 17:00:51 EST 2004


In a message dated 12/21/2004 3:58:39 PM Central Standard Time, Revdpickrel 
writes:


> In a message dated 12/21/2004 4:14:27 AM Central Standard Time, 
> sesamox at hotmail.com writes:
> 
> 
> >> Gen 3:15
>> "And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and 
>> her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel."
>> 
>> I remember having heard when I was a child that though the chronological 
>> order of events is inverted (first the serpent "bruises" the woman's seed 
>> "heel" and then the Seed bruises the serpent head destroing it), in Hebrew 
>> sometimes the most important event is mentioned first, and that's why the 
>> order of events in this verse is inverted.
>> Was there any truth in that statement?
>> 
>> Thanks.
>> Sergio
>> 
> 
> Howdy Sergio,
> 
> "And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and 
> her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel."  Since 
> when does the woman have the seed?  The male provides the seed and the woman 
> provides the egg.  This, Genesis 3:15, is the first promise of a virgin 
> birth....a pregnancy where the woman provides both the egg and the seed????  
> Nothing is impossible with God.
> 
> Doug Pickrel
> Tejas Valley
> 


Doug Pickrel
Tejas Valley
San Antonio, TX


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