brain sizes: Einstein's and women's
The 9th Witch
Thec at inthe.net
Sun Aug 25 12:48:32 EST 2002
On Sun, 25 Aug 2002 17:01:43 GMT, "John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com>
yelled from the fourth floor ward window, and subsequently was
*>> >Who is "the LORD"? Certainly not God, who is always referred to
*>> >LORD God".
*>> Every instance in Genesis 4, and several others in Genesis, use
*>> "the LORD" (Strongs H3068) without "God". If you assert that this
*>> instead referring to Satan, then you get a most peculiar Bible
*>"The LORD" Eve was referring to was Nachash, not the LORD God.
*>Why do you think the distinction is there? Why have two different
*>for God? Throughout Genesis, "the LORD" and "the LORD God" are
*>to different entities.
And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and
said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit
of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the
fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy
And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I
know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain,
vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark
upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land
of Nod, on the east of Eden.
And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name
Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us
concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which
the LORD hath cursed.
And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for
that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty
And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it
grieved him at his heart.
And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the
face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and
the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark;
for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God
had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean
beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the
And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I
will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the
imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I
again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as
Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the
children of men builded.
And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one
language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be
restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the
earth: and they left off to build the city.
Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there
confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD
scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and
from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will
So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with
him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give
this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared
And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and
pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and
there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of
And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because
of Sarai Abram's wife.
Unto the place of the altar, which he had make there at the first: and
there Abram called on the name of the LORD.
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that
it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and
Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as
thou comest unto Zoar.
But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD
And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him,
Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art
northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre,
which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision,
saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great
And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall
not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own
bowels shall be thine heir.
And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for
And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the
Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy
seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great
river, the river Euphrates:
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me
from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may
obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid
into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was
despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.
And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the
wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and
submit thyself under her hands.
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed
exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child
and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the
LORD hath heard thy affliction.
And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God
seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to
Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and
be thou perfect.
And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in
the tent door in the heat of the day;
And said, My LORD, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not
away, I pray thee, from thy servant:
Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old
shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying,
Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?
Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will
return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;
For I know him, that he will command his children and his household
after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and
judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath
spoken of him.
And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and
because their sin is very grievous;
And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but
Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city,
then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to
speak unto the LORD, which am but dust and ashes:
And he said unto him, Oh let not the LORD be angry, and I will speak:
Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will
not do it, if I find thirty there.
And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the LORD:
Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will
not destroy it for twenty's sake.
And he said, Oh let not the LORD be angry, and I will speak yet but
this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will
not destroy it for ten's sake.
And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with
Abraham: and Abraham returned unto his place.
For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great
before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.
And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his
daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will
destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in
And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the
hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD
being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him
without the city.
And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my LORD:
Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire
from the LORD out of heaven;
And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood
before the LORD:
But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, LORD, wilt thou slay
also a righteous nation?
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of
Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah
as he had spoken.
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said,
Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.
And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said
to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.
And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven the second
And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou
hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:
And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had
blessed Abraham in all things.
And the man wondering at her held his peace, to wit whether the LORD
had made his journey prosperous or not.
And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD.
And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath
not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in
the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.
And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore standest
thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.
And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become great:
and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and
menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.
And he said unto me, The LORD, before whom I walk, will send his angel
with thee, and prosper thy way; and thou shalt take a wife for my son
of my kindred, and of my father's house:
And she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy
camels: let the same be the woman whom the LORD hath appointed out for
my master's son.
And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the LORD, and blessed the
LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to
take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.
Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from
the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
Behold, Rebekah is before thee, take her, and go, and let her be thy
master's son's wife, as the LORD hath spoken.
And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words,
he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered
my way; send me away that I may go to my master.
And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and
the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And the children struggled together within her; and she said, If it be
so, why am I thus? And she went to enquire of the LORD.
And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two
manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one
people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall
serve the younger.
And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt;
dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of:
Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an
hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.
And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they
strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For
now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the
And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God
of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless
thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.
And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the LORD,
and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants digged a well.
And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we
said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee,
and let us make a covenant with thee;
That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we
have done unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in
peace: thou art now the blessed of the LORD.
Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless
thee before the LORD before my death.
And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so
quickly, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God brought it to
**I left this in. Isn't Isaac's Lord God the same as Jacob's?
And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his
raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the
smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:
And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of
Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest,
to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in
this place; and I knew it not.
So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the
LORD be my God:
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but
Rachel was barren.
And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben:
for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now
therefore my husband will love me.
And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD
hath heard I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and
she called his name Simeon.
And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I
praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left
And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me
And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine
eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath
blessed me for thy sake.
For it was little which thou hadst before I came, and it is now
increased unto a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed thee since my
coming: and now when shall I provide for mine own house also?
And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return unto the land of thy fathers, and
to thy kindred; and I will be with thee.
And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we
are absent one from another.
And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father
Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return unto thy country, and to
thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee:
And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; and
the LORD slew him.
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him
And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was
in the house of his master the Egyptian.
And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made
all that he did to prosper in his hand.
And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his
house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's
house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all
that he had in the house, and in the field.
But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him
favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his
hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD
made it to prosper.
I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.
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