Genesis 9:27

I was asked recently about Genesis 9:27 – whether the verb שׁכן has as its subject God or Japeth. I haven’t looked at any commentaries on the verse, but I’ve had a think about the text and my tentative conclusion is that the subject is God. 2 reasons:

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Male and Female

I’ve recently been reading through the early chapters of Genesis. When I got to the account of the flood I came accross some unfamiliar vocabulary about male/female. That got me thinking and searching:

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Gen 3:16

Last week Saint Jonny asked me a Hebrew question about Genesis 3:16.

The ESV has: “…Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you…”. Apparently some Feminist scholars aruge that the verse can, and should be translated: “Your desire will be for your husband, and it [i.e. Eve’s desire] will rule over you.” Continue reading “Gen 3:16”