Short Explanation of the “Us” in Genesis 1:26

By Anthony Buzzard And God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” (KJV) Elohim and Adonim, Hebrew words for God, occur in the plural. If this literally meant a plurality of persons, it would be translated “Gods.” But the Jews, being truly monotheistic and thoroughly familiar with the idioms of their … Continue reading Short Explanation of the “Us” in Genesis 1:26

Is the Trinity in Genesis?

by Kermit Zarley aka Servetus the Evangelical Most Christians believe in the church doctrine of the Trinity, that God is one essence consisting of three co-equal and co-eternal Persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. Many cite three passages in the book of Genesis as their primary Old Testament (OT) support … Continue reading Is the Trinity in Genesis?

One God Elohim

by Sean Finnegan Yahweh is referred to as Elohim in the first sentence of the first page of the first book of the Bible. "In the beginning God [Elohim] created the heavens of the earth" (Genesis 1:1). IN fact, Yahweh is the Elohim of elohim – the God of gods (Deuteronomy 10:17; Joshua 22:22; Psalms … Continue reading One God Elohim

Let Us make man Genesis 1:26 – Who is the Us?

Preface This is the most believable and understandable explanation of who is the "Us" in Genesis 1:26. by Sean Finnegan (sean@kingdomready.org) The word "person" has multiple meanings. In normal conversation, it means simply a human being. However, in theological terminology (thanks to the council of Nicaea in AD 325) "person" means a being that has … Continue reading Let Us make man Genesis 1:26 – Who is the Us?

The Meaning the Hebrew word Elohim in Genesis 1

Elohim is the Hebrew word for God that appears in the very first sentence Genesis 1:1 in the bible. This ancient name for God contains the idea of God's creative power as well as his authority and sovereignty. Jesus used a form of the name in his agonized prayer from the cross. About the ninth … Continue reading The Meaning the Hebrew word Elohim in Genesis 1

A detailed look at what does Elohim really mean in Genesis 1?

There has been much said about Genesis 1:1 and the word Elohim[1]. Firstly Moses wrote this down as an accurate account down in the Hebrew which was his native language what God had told him about the creation story. As a side note, even Moses himself was referred to Elohim (God) in Exodus 4:16 Please … Continue reading A detailed look at what does Elohim really mean in Genesis 1?