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Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Discourse and Dialogue

Discourse and Dialogue Dialogue 1 – Serpent and Woman The first and last word is given by the Serpent. It has control over the conversation.  The Woman’s protest is not strong enough to take control of...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Repetition and Pace

Characters Names Serpent Woman Man God Position / Distance & Static / Dynamic Serpent Static – Distance – Center of narrator and audience focus. Affecting change in the situation Woman Static – No...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay

Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay Wordplay – (3:1) aroom (cunning) – Wordplay with arumeem (naked) in 2:25. Phrases – (3:4) lo moth thimuthoon (you shall surely not die) – Serpent takes the line of...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Observations

Observations 3:1 – aroom (cunning) – Wordplay with arumeem (naked) in 2:25. 3:1 – Structure ABXB’A’ – Serpent → was cunning → all the creatures of the field → had made...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Scenes and Transitions

Scenes and Transitions Scenes Intro 1– (2:4-6) Account of happenings before vegetation, rain and man. Intro 2 – (2:7-8) Man formed, Garden formed and Man placed. Scene 1 – Making of the Garden Scene 2...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Discourse and Dialogue

Discourse and Dialogue Dialogue 1 – God’s parallel of provision and prohibition. Dialogue 2 – God’s observation that man is not complete. Dialogue 3 – Man’s approval and...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Characters

Characters Names God Man Position / Distance & Static / Dynamic God Static – unemotional Distance – Center of narrator and audience focus. Affecting change in the situation Man Static – No emotion...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Repetition and Pace

Repetition and Pace Repetition – (2:5) “before any plant of the field.” Repetition – (2:21-24) laqach + zelem (to take + side/rib) – Repeated usage of the verb to take and from his rib/side...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay

Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay Keywords – (2:4) Tholedoth (generations) – Interesting use of generations for the heavens and the earth.  Used to indicate a historical record.  Contrasts with the Gen 1...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Observations

Observations 2:4 – Tholedoth (generations) – Interesting use of generations for the heavens and the earth. 2:4 – adonai eloheem (LORD God) – First usage of Lord God, previous usages were simply...

Genesis

Genesis 1:1-2:3 – The Creation Genesis 2:4-2:25 – The Garden of Eden Genesis 3:1-3:24 – The Fall Genesis 4:1-4:16 – Cain and Abel Genesis 4:17-4:26 – Generations of Cain and Seth The post...

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