Tag: what in the word
Moses chose the word create to describe how God made the world in Genesis 1:1, rendered bara (pronounced ba-RAH)1 in Hebrew. The verb occurs about 50 times in the Old Testament.
Leviticus is a type of handbook which provides us with insights into the rituals of the sanctuary. Yet in spite of the detailed instructions, the only thing we are told that pleased God was the aroma of the burnt sacrifice. Is God really that fond of the smell of burning flesh and grain?