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the end of rhetoric

Posted by Pelgrim on 28th September 2007

Where the rhetoric stops
and the experience that units begins,
we stand in the well of life.

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What is man, that thou art mindful of him?

Posted by Pelgrim on 14th September 2007

Psalm 8, 4 KJV What is man [Enosh, from frail/weak], that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man [Adam], that thou visitest him?
5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all [things] under his feet:

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the breath of Life

Posted by Pelgrim on 14th September 2007

Genesis 2, 7 KJV And the LORD God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

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Formed Hebrew yatser, Strong’s H3335 to form/fashion also through the squeezing into shape as a potter identical to Strong’s H3334 be cramped, narrow, be in straits, confined. Compare to H3331 yatsa’ to spread out, make a bed.
See also H3318 to go out, to come out, to proceed (from), to go forth, to flow forth, to produce.

Ground Hebrew ‘adamah Strong’s H127 earth’s substance, ground from Hebrew adam, H119

Isa 64, 8 But now, O LORD, thou [art] our father; we [are] the clay, and thou our potter; and we all [are] the work of thy hand.

breath, Hebrew neshamah, breath, every breathing thing, spirit of man. From the Hebrew root word nasham to pant as a woman in travail or labour.

Living Soul, chai nephesh, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man, life, living being (within the blood). From the Hebrew root naphash, to take breath, refresh oneself, to rest, cease from working. See also Exodus 31, 17.

Exodus 31, 17 It [is] a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed, naphash.

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it shall be as if he murdered all of mankind

Posted by Pelgrim on 14th September 2007

Quran 5:32 Because of this, we decreed for the Children of Israel that anyone who murders any person who had not committed murder or horrendous crimes, it shall be as if he murdered all the people. And anyone who spares a life, it shall be as if he spared the lives of all the people. Our messengers went to them with clear proofs and revelations, but most of them, after all this, are still transgressing. - Translation Khalifa

The creation of Adam, man
Quran 15:2 “Once I perfect him, and blow into him from My spirit, you shall fall prostrate before him.” - Translation Khalifa

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