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Old 10-07-2019, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by diakonos View Post
I feel almost stupid asking this...

There's a guy going around telling people that Adam and Eve had the Holy Ghost because God breathed into Adam the breath of life. He states that breath is ruach/wind/spirit. I am familiar with RUACH. However, I feel that he is reading into the text something that is NOT there.

Because ruach can mean spirit doesn't mean it should always translated be as spirit.. correct? Right. My thoughts.
No. They had natural life like the animals who had breath of life. But I think eating the fruit of life would be like us having the Holy Ghost. They never did eat of it.

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