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Saboi
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Sodom and Gomorrah

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:54 pm

When a location is introduced there is usually a poetic word that describes the name.

Chemar (חמר ) & Gomorrah (עמרה)
Sidim (שדים) & Sodom (סדם )

The Septuagint renders שדים as ἁλυκὴ "Salt" and this occurs in reverse in Joshua

Joshua 15:62 - עיר־המלח (City of Salt) : πόλεις Σαδωμ ( City of Sadwm)
* Σαδωμ is a transliteration of שדים

ἅλων
1. Salt
2. plantation or threshing floor

מלח (Malach)
1. Salt
2. Soft

ἁλυκός (Alukos) - Salt
μαλακός (Malakos) - Soft

Gen 19:1 - There came two angels (Malakim ) *Elisha & Elijah?
μαλακῶν : מלאכים "Salt/Soft"

2 Kings 2 20
And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein. And they brought it to him.
He went forth unto the spring of the waters and cast the salt in there, thus saith the LORD
I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land.
So the waters were healed

What is this healing of water with salt?
Lee Mcgee

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Re: Sodom and Gomorrah

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:46 pm

Greek words of unknown origin can be explained using Hebrew

Gen 14:10
חמר (Chemar) *MT
ἀσφάλτου (Asphalt) *LXX

The word ἀσφάλτου (Asphalt) from אשכלת (Ashkolt) "Cluster of Grapes"

The Ancient Greek meaning of ἀσφάλτου is Tartaric Acid which is mostly
found in grapes and the byproduct of Wine fermentation.

חמר (Chemar) describe the dregs of Wine in Psalm 75:8
Dregs - tartaric acid crystals, leftover from the winemaking process.
Lee Mcgee

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Re: Sodom and Gomorrah

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:20 pm

The word Tartaric came from Tartarus.

This place is oddly described in Revelation 9:1 that writes "key of the bottomless pit"
or κλεὶς τοῦ φρέατος τῆς ἀβύσσου and the word φρέατος is בארת.

Genesis 14:10 - φρέατα φρέατα : בארת בארת

The word ἀβύσσου a translation of תהמ (tehom) or בתהמות (Btemut) and the meaning of ποταμός (Potamos).

This is describing a Wine vat and are commonly found throughout Israeli archaeology.
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Re: Sodom and Gomorrah

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:13 pm

Deuteronomy 32:32
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the vine-branch of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter

The word משדמת in Septuagint renders κληματὶς "Vine-Branch" , A more poetic word they could use
is ἡμερίς ( Hmeris) "Cultivated vine".

The word משדמ is μαστόν "woman's breast" or poetically κρεμαστόν "Hung/Suspended"
and κρεμαστήρ "Suspender" but also a stalk by which a grape-cluster hangs and the
word κρεμάω is the meaning behind כרמ (Kerem) "Vineyard".

Act 5:30 - κρεμάσαντες ( Hanging-Jesus)

ראש (Ras) "Gall / Head"
- κράς (Kras) Head
- πικράς (Pikras) Bitter
-πικρός (Pikros) Sharp taste
- κρατήρ (Krathr) Mixing Vessel ( Παντοκράτωρ )
- κεράσω (Keras) mix, mingle ( mostly of diluting wine with water)
- κρᾶσις (Krasis) mixing, blending
-שכר (shekar) - σικερα (Sikera) "fermented liquor, strong drink"
- Mithras

The Ancient used a conical container formed in the shape of an animal's head or horns usually of a Bull
also called Rhyton.

The word Grail derives from κρατήρ (Krater) which is the suffix of Παντοκράτωρ (Pantokrater)
and the Holy Grail is χολή κρατήρ and the word Alcohol came from ἧ χολή.

The word Mithras (the god) came from משרת (mishrah) "Liquor" see Sanskrit रस Rasa and मूत्र Mūtra "Wine"
cognate with πικράς (μίτρας)

Deuteronomy 32:33 - פתנים (pethen) = ἀψίνθιον / Absinthe

שכר (shekar) - σικερα (Sikera) "fermented liquor, strong drink"
from κεράς "Mixed"

The Bible is a history of wine making.
Lee Mcgee


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