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Genesis 1

1An All-Human person created the heavens and the earth --
2the earth was barren and cratered and darkness was upon the face of the craters and the Spirit of All-Human bore up upon the face of the waters


According to the Oxford Bible Commentary there is no clear interpretation for the creation story.

It could also mean out of chaos god brought order. A more culturally meaningful interpretation.


The earth was 'without form and void' suggest there was no planet to begin with. A contradiction because if it is 'without form and void' it cannot be called ''the earth."


The problem according to the commentary there is no direct translation for the earliest known words. Translations of translations ending up in English.

Did Jesus really say 'thee and thou' speaking in old English? Or did he speak in the common vernacular?

Without form could simply mean social structure.
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