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Genesis

Human (Ha’adam), Man (Ish) and Woman (Ishshah) in Genesis 2

December 5th, 2013

In this post I highlight the Hebrew words for human, man and woman in the text of Genesis 2:4-25 to help non-Hebrew readers see that the first human may not necessarily have been male. Continue reading»

Men and Women in Genesis 1

August 31st, 2013

Genesis 1 tells us about God’s creation of men and women, and their equal status and function. This message of equality is lost in some interpretations tainted by ancient Greek influences. Continue reading»

The Complementarian Concept of “The Created Order”

October 20th, 2012

In support of their views of male authority and female submission, Complementarians place a great deal of importance on the created order related in Genesis 2:4-25. Continue reading»

Women, Eve and Deception

August 19th, 2012

Does the Bible teach that women are more easily deceived, or more deceptive, than men? In this article I take a quick look at what the Bible says about women and deception, and especially at Eve. Continue reading»

“A Suitable Helper” (in the Septuagint)

December 28th, 2010

How does the Septuagint translate “a suitable helper for him” in Genesis 2:18 and 2:20? In particular, what is the Greek word translated as “helper” here? Continue reading»

A Suitable Helper (in Hebrew)

March 8th, 2010

In the past, many people have had a narrow and lowly view of the meaning of “helper” (ezer) used for Eve in Genesis 2:18 & 20. How is ezer used elsewhere in the Hebrew Old Testament?

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