[b-hebrew] verb forms - Isaiah 56:6-7 was dying you shall die

Harold Holmyard hholmyard3 at earthlink.net
Thu Apr 19 09:23:45 EDT 2007


Dear Isaac,
>  But even according  
> to the bible man was not as intellectually and emotionally astute  
> before he ate from the tree of knowledge as he was after the fact.
>   

HH: It is not necessary to arrive at this conclusion from the Genesis 
story. The reason Adam knew evil was that he was now a victim of it by 
succumbing to the temptation to do evil. He knew by experience what it 
was to rebel against God and do wrong. He knew guilt and would know 
punishment. Yes, he knew something he did not know before, but it was 
not to his advantage to do so, really.

Yours,
Harold Holmyard



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