Translation error update

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I'll just give two examples of a translation error. I'll touch on one specific verse. Look at Exodus 32:12, 'Turn from thy fierce wrath, and REPENT of this evil against thy people' HERE WE SEE MOSES ACTUALLY DEMMANDING GOD TO REPENT. Now a problem arises if we accept this, we have to then believe God is a sinner and must repent of his evil. But the bible clearly states elsewhere that God dosen't have any sins to repent of !!. Look also at Exodus 33: 23.

1 Sam 2 Sam 12:13 'Nathan said, the Lord hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.' Correction: "The Lord hath not put away thy sin that thou shalt not die.' Well, where is King David then? If his sin against Uriah was not put away? There are many others I can quote.

-- Brent Nichols (b-nichol@ihug.co.nz), January 07, 2000

Answers

This in no way implies that God must repent of evil.

Try: pity this people and don't afflict them. Remember you brought them out of Egypt. What will the heathen think?

repent: 5162. nacham, naw-kham'; a prim. root; prop. to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by impl. to be sorry, i.e. (in a favorable sense) to pity, console, or (reflex.) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself):-- comfort (self), ease [one's self], repent (-er, -ing, self).

evil:

7451. ra', rah; from H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (nat. or mor.):-- adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, + displease (-ure), distress, evil ([-favouredness], man, thing),

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WHAT does the Christian's creed teach you, what is the Creed for christianity, what is the true nature of God? What does your creed say about God? Oh you haven't answered my other question yet, just where has King David gone to after Nathan condemned him through the Lord for his sin against Uriah?

-- Brent Nichols (b-nichol@ihug.co.nz), January 07, 2000.

And the Lord said "Let there be light" but obviously the light was a little dimmer for some than others

-- DAVID (tdavidc@arn.net), January 07, 2000.

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