[b-hebrew] Is.45:7 God created evil?

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Thu Aug 4 21:06:07 EDT 2005

Heard Christopher wrote:

>It seems to me that the verb, however, does not mitigate the _direct  
>discourse_ presented at the end of 2 Sam 24:1. YHWH, or perhaps more  
>precisely the anger of YHWH, "says" (אמר )MR) to David, "Go,  
>count ..." That is much more than "allowing."

It is not just "allowing" it is commanding.

D. Jim West

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