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Adam and Eve

Postby existence » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:28 am

What is the best English transliteration of Adam (Gen 1.26) אָדָ֛ם and Eve (Gen 2.22) אִשָּׁ֔ה At the moment I,m using ha-adm and ishshah.

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Re: Adam and Eve

Postby SteveMiller » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:12 am

Existence,
Welcome to the forum.
A rule of the forum is that you sign your posts with your first and last name. The easiest way to do that is to put it into your signature so it is done once for all.

ha-adm means "the man". adm or Adam would be a transliteration of the name Adam as in Gen 5:2.
אִשָּׁ֔ה means "woman", not Eve. Ishah is a transliteration of the Hebrew word for woman.
Eve is ‎ חַוָּ֑ה in Gen 3:20, which could be transliterated as Chava.
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Steve Miller
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