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What does "authenticity" and "genuineness" mean with regard to a translation? I'd rather use the term "accuracy," and you can only gauge accuracy of a translation by learning the original language and comparing the translation to it. Even without learning to read Hebrew and Greek fluently there are a slew of tools that can be used to help the individual in ...


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It is because that serpent was the Devil, Lucifer, the son of the morning, aka the shining one. "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!" Isaiah 14:12 Satan is symbolized elsewhere by the image of a serpent (see Revelation 12:9; there are also references in ...


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The Hebrew word שְׂרָפִים śərāfîm / Latin seraphim means "burning ones", it is used to sometimes imply fiery serpents (likely because of the burning sensation their bite cause) (Num.21:4-9; Deut.8:15) and also to describe the angelic creations around God's throne (Isaiah 6:1-8). However, the Hebrew word נחש‎, nakhásh is used in Genesis 3 for serpent, so it ...



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