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Elohim is a grammatically singular or plural noun for "god" or "gods" in both modern and Biblical Hebrew.

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What is the understanding between the Genesis account and the book of Abraham account of creation? (LDS)

There seems to be a clear difference between the Pearl of Great Price and the Bible in terms of creation: The Pearl of Great Price And then the Lord said: Let us go down. And they went down at the ...
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Was Elohim the Saviour and Redeemer of his world?

According to Mormon doctrine, God the Father (Elohim), once lived a mortal life. “As man now is, God once was; as God is now man may be.” ( The Teachings of Lorenzo Snow, ed. Clyde J. Williams ...
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What is the LDS understanding of Deut. 4:35?

I have copied these following quotations from a study section of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints website explaining the identity of the God of the Old Testament: Elder James E. ...
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How do Mormons translate, "Elohim"?

According to Mormon doctrine, Elohim is God the Father. The literal translation of Elohim (אֱלֹהִים), is "Gods". How do Mormons interpret Elohim to mean, "Heavenly Father?"
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Meaning of the word - בָּרָ֣א [closed]

In Genisis 1:1 the reason the English Bible uses the word "God" instead of "Gods" for "Elohim" is the word בָּרָ֣א . Which translates from Hebrew as "son" or &...
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