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Noah was five hundred years old, and Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

It is good to read the text. It is better to read the text carefully. But even then, there will always be times when something will escape your notice, until someone else points it out to you. Have you read Genesis 6-9 lately? If not, you may need to refresh your memory. How old was … Continue reading

Then Cain Went Out From the Presence of the Lord

Genesis 4:16. In our course on Theology Proper, we discussed today the omnipresence of God, how He is in all places at all times. The idea of trying to run away from a Being who is everywhere is remarkable. For those who grew up with Sunday School stories or for those who have read their … Continue reading

Then the LORD God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?”

אַיֶּֽכָּה I have no idea how well the Hebrew text will show up here. “Ayyeka!” God called to the man. This is the only time God asks this specific question in the Bible, with a second person masculine singular object. The next time this word is used, God is asking “Where is Abel your brother?” … Continue reading