God

God
 
Who or what is God?
 
The first verse, Genesis:1:1 can be understood as being a “Summary.” A summary in the sense that it is a brief statement or account of the main points of something.
 
In this case, the summary describes to the reader or listener exactly what’s going to happen in the story that’s about to be told; sort of…
 
The stories in the book of Genesis are written in a very special way. They are the words written as well as the Hebrew meaning of the words written. For example:
 
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Genesis:1:1)
 
Simple, right? Not so simple…
 
God, in chapter one of the book of Genesis is a “What,” not a “Who.” What was God? God was “Plural.”
 
According to the Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, God is plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural {thus} especially with the article) of the supreme God; {angels} X {exceeding} God (gods) ({-dess} {-ly}) X (very) {great} {judges} X mighty.
 
The letter/number H433 stands for “Hebrew four hundred thirty-three which means information can be found in the Hebrew section of the Strong’s Concordance at number 433.
 
The word God is plural of the meaning found after the letter/number H433.
 
H433 – prolonged (emphatically) from H410; a deity or the deity: – {God} god.
 
God is plural which means more than one, of a deity. God is two or more deities! God is also:
 
H410 – Shortened from H352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity): – God ({god}) X {goodly} X {great} {idol} might (-y {one}) {power} strong.
 
H352 – From the same as H193; properly strength; hence anything strong; specifically a chief (politically); also a ram (from his strength); a pilaster (as a strong support); an oak or other strong tree: – mighty ({man}) {lintel} {oak} {post} {ram} tree.
 
H193 – From an unused root meaning to {twist} that {is} (by implication) be strong; the body (as being rolled together) also powerful: – {mighty} strength.
 
God is strength. God is strong. God is twisted, as in the body being rolled together and God is also powerful!
 
It’s important to get a complete understanding from the very start when trying to define who or what God is!
 
The above definitions are the Hebrew understanding of God. The Greek understanding of God is similar, but a little different.
 
The definitions of God are limited to these two languages because the King James version of the bible was written in these two languages.
 
God in the Greek language is a deity especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very: – X exceeding God god [-ly -ward].”
 
The letter/number G3588 stands for Greek three thousand five hundred and eighty-eight, which means information can be found in the Greek section of the Strong’s Concordance at number 3588.
 
G3588 – The masculine feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms in all their inflections; the definite article; the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc…
 
The difference between the Hebrew definitions and the Greek definition is exactly that, that the Hebrew has many definitions while the Greek only has the one.
 
The second verse of the book of Genesis begins with the story of the creating of the earth:
 
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. (Genesis:1:2)
 
Again, simple right? Read normally, from top to bottom; from left to right, the above verse is easily understood, but when read using the Hebrew definitions of the words and connecting verses by way of their meanings, is a whole other story!
 
Example:
 
Earth – From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at {large} or partitively a land): – X {common} {country} {earth} {field} {ground} {land} X {nations} {way} + {wilderness} world.
 
The word “Earth” in the opening verses of the book of Genesis wasn’t the name of our planet. How could it be?
 
There were no human beings. No human beings, no names!
Earth was something “Firm.” It had no form. It was “Void.”
 
And darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
 
Darkness – the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively {misery} destruction; {death} ignorance; {sorrow} wickedness: – dark ({-ness}) {night} obscurity.
 
Face – the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively).
 
Deep – (Usually feminine) an abyss (as a surging mass of {water}) especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean water supply): – deep ({place}) depth.
 
Spirit – wind; by resemblance {breath} that {is} a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively {life} anger; unsubstantiality; by extension a region of the sky; by resemblance {spirit} but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions): – {air} {anger} {blast} {breath} X {cool} {courage} {mind} spirit.
 
Waters – water; figuratively juice; by euphemism {urine} semen: – + {piss} {wasting} water ({-ing} {[-course} {-flood} -spring]).
 
In the beginning, there existed earth, which was something firm: Darkness, which, figuratively speaking, was {misery} destruction; {death} ignorance; {sorrow} wickedness: Spirit, which was wind; breath; figuratively speaking, {life} anger; {spirit} but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions): – {air} {anger} {blast} {breath} and water, which was figuratively juice; by euphemism {urine} semen: – + {piss}, only.
 
The words in verse two of Genesis chapter one, alone, paint a picture in the mind of dirt, wind and water hanging out in outer space!
 
According to the actual words found in the verse, the “Deep” and the “Waters” had a “Face.” Face being defined in the Strong’s Concordance as the part that turns, indicates that these things which at first glance seem to be descriptions of an ocean or a sea, are to be understood as being some sort of entities.
 
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. (Genesis:1:3)
 
Light – From H215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every {sense} including {lightning} {happiness } etc.): – {bright} {clear} + {day} light ({-ning}) {morning} sun.
 
H215 – A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically).
 
Then there was “Light…” What can be said about the light?
 
One could say that the light, written about here in verse three of the book of Genesis is the sun.
 
If one read the verses in the normal way, from top to bottom; left to right, it would make perfect sense that the “Light” would be the sun shining on the earth, but that would be way too easy.
 
Metaphorically speaking, in the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.
 
Created (1) – A primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a {wood}) select; feed (as formative processes): – {choose} create ({creator}) cut {down} {dispatch} {do} make (fat).
 
Created (2) – Apparently contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or {preposition} even or namely): – (As such unrepresented in English.)
 
H226 – Probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or {figuratively}) as a {flag} beacon; {monument} omen; {prodigy} {evidence} etc.: – {mark} {miracle} (en-) {sign} token.
 
H225 – A primitive root; properly to {come} that {is} (impliedly) to assent: – consent.
 
The word “Created” has two meanings, which when combined literally describes, at least in my mind, a process of “Becoming.”
 
“In the sense of appearing; in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self; feed, as formative processes, in my mind, all points to something becoming “Something!”
 
A becoming something greater than the sum of its parts. What am I saying?
 
I’m saying that God in the Hebrew understanding of the word is more than one strong deity:
 
God – plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense.
 
H433 – from H410; a deity or the deity: – {God} god.
 
H410 – Shortened from H352; strength.
 
H352 – From the same as H193; properly strength; hence anything strong.
 
I’m saying, Earth, Darkness, Spirit and Water are all deities. Powerful deities that combined: Twisted; rolled together to form a body!
 
H193 – From an unused root meaning to {twist} that {is} (by implication) be strong; the body (as being rolled together) also powerful: – {mighty} strength.
 
I’m saying that this “Becoming” something greater than the sum of its parts happened when “God” said, “Let there be light: and there was light.”
 
And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. (Genesis:1:4)
 
Light – From H215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every {sense} including {lightning} {happiness} etc.): – {bright} {clear} + {day} light ({-ning}) {morning} sun.
 
H215 – A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically): – X break of {day} {glorious} {kindle} ({be} {en-} {give} show) light ({-en} {-ened}) set on {fire} shine.
 
Everything written in the Holy Bible was written by men to explain the unexplainable!
 
Something those men called “God” inspired those writings!
 
The writings that “God” inspired where recorded in the form of “Metaphorical” stories!
 
Metaphorically speaking, “God” saw the light.
 
The phrase, “that it was good” would indicate that the light is being spoken of metaphorically since “Light” is neither good or bad, but just light.
 
If the word “Light” is being spoken of metaphorically, then the light, like the earth, the darkness, the Spirit and the water is a deity.
 
The phrase, “And God divided the light from the darkness,” could mean different things depending on which definition of the word, “Divided” one uses:
 
Divided (1) – to divide (in various senses literally or {figuratively} separate.
 
Divided (2) – from H995; a distinction.
 
H995 – A primitive root; to separate mentally (or {distinguish }) that {is} (generally) understand: – {attend} {consider} be {cunning} {diligently} {direct} {discern} {eloquent} {feel} {inform} {instruct} have {intelligence} {know} look well {to} {mark} {perceive} be {prudent} {regard} (can) skill ({-ful}) {teach} {think} ({cause} make {to} {get} {give} have) understand ({-ing}) {view} (deal) wise ({-ly} man).
 
If one were to use the first definition of the word “Divided,” one would picture the earth and the sun. The sun would be shinning on one side of the earth while the opposite side of the earth would be dark.
 
One would imagine that the difference between the two sides of the earth were what is considered light on the one side and darkness on the other side.
 
If one used the second definition however, one would be inclined to understand the word “Light” and the word “Darkness” not as elements, but as living beings because elements couldn’t:
 
Be {cunning} {diligently} {direct} {discern} {eloquent} {feel} {inform} {instruct} have {intelligence} {know} look well {to} {mark} {perceive} be {prudent} {regard} (can) skill ({-ful}) {teach} {think} ({cause} make {to} {get} {give} have) understand ({-ing}) {view} (deal) wise ({-ly} or be a man!
 
The Holy Bible, written by men to explain the unexplainable, was inspired by something those men called “God” and was recorded in the form of metaphorical stories disguised as “Literal” accounts!
 
What am I saying?
 
I’m saying that over, who knows how many thousands of years ago, something inspired someone to write stories that at the time of their writing were supposed to be actual events, but now, using the definitions of the pertinent words and names, prove to be metaphoric stories.
 
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. (Genesis:1:5)
 
Day – From an unused root meaning to be hot.
 
Night – From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the {light}) that {is} night; figuratively adversity: – ([mid-]) night (season).
 
H3883 – From an unused root meaning to fold back; a spiral step: – winding stair.
 
Truly amazing stuff!
 
Read “Normally;” from top to bottom; from left to right, one would imagine the “Light” as day light and the “Darkness” as night.
 
Why? Because that’s what “God” called them! That’s how it reads!
 
When read using the Hebrew definitions of the words and connecting verses by way of their meanings, the light is hot and the darkness twists away the light.
 
The “Darkness” is folded back like a spiral step; a winding stair.
 
The image of darkness being folded back like a spiral winding staircase twisting away the light, in my mind at least, indicates that the light, which is hot (Day) is also spinning.
 
The spinning hot light causes the darkness (Night) to fold back, eventually forming a spiral that resembles a winding staircase.
 
In time, the darkness completely covered (divided) the “Light from the darkness. (Genesis:1:4)
 
The darkness that was upon the face (the part that turns) of the deep, the Spirit (Breath; air) of God (Two or more deities) and the waters (Juice; semen) all “Mixed.” (Genesis:1:2)
 
The mixing created something greater than the sum of its parts: Heaven and earth: God is, in the beginning, in the first five verses of the book of Genesis what human beings call, the Earth… (Genesis:1:1)