God's presence at the entrance to the garden of Eden?

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wilens
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God's presence at the entrance to the garden of Eden?

Postby wilens » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:27 am

Does Genesis 3:24 say that there was some special form of God's presence (ישׁכן) above the Cherubim at the entrance to the garden?
ויגרשׁ את האדם וישׁכן מקדם לגן עדן את הכרבים ואת להט החרב המתהפכת לשׁמר את דרך עץ החיים

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Re: God's presence at the entrance to the garden of Eden?

Postby SteveMiller » Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:49 pm

It would be the presence of the Cherubim and flaming sword.
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Re: God's presence at the entrance to the garden of Eden?

Postby kwrandolph » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:33 am

wilens wrote:Does Genesis 3:24 say that there was some special form of God's presence (ישׁכן) above the Cherubim at the entrance to the garden?
ויגרשׁ את האדם וישׁכן מקדם לגן עדן את הכרבים ואת להט החרב המתהפכת לשׁמר את דרך עץ החיים


Wilens:

The term וישׁכן is a verb, not a noun. It means “to dwell”. “And he (God) drove the man out and he (man) dwelt to the east of the garden…”

Karl W. Randolph.


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