Revealing the enigma of the ancient gods in the Bible: The Bible speaks of ancient gods in flesh and bone, not of a universal God.
In this third and latest article from the ongoing series “Elohim were not God: Plurality Unveiled” our exploration continues by delving into instances from the Bible where the conventional notion of God takes center stage.
However, as we delve into these narratives, a different perspective emerges: the true protagonists of the Bible are the Elohim – distinct physical entities made of flesh and bone, not God.
no foreign god was with him.
The Bible’s narrative is purposeful, devoid of trivialities. The author’s emphasis on this facet signifies the plurality of the ancient gods, the Elohim, warranting such emphasis.
10. Ancient gods in the Bible: Unveiling Elohim physical nature in Genesis 32.
Our exploration will narrow its focus to select verses within this chapter. These verses, with resounding clarity, challenge the theological claim that Elohim were God. Instead, they present them as mortal beings, embodied in flesh and bone.
Compellingly, we encounter Jacob in a physical confrontation with one of these beings.
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