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H2416chaaya
from H2421
Short definition
alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively
Usage
+ age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop
Long definition
1(adj) living, alive
1green (of vegetation)
2flowing, fresh (of water)
3lively, active (of man)
4reviving (of the springtime)
2(n m) relatives
3life (abstract emphatic)
1life
2sustenance, maintenance
4(n f) living thing, animal
1animal
2life
3appetite
4revival, renewal
5community
452verses
Breakdown

Man is a creature (Mark 16:15, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 2 Esdras 8:45), i.e. man was made on the fifth day (2 Esdras 6:47). Creature merely means 'thing created'

Strong's Concordance
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dust is two-fold. It is referring to literal dust (because all of the elements found in man can be found in the elements of the ground), but also confusion, i.e. man was taken out of his confused state and given the laws and order. breath The spirit, knowledge, wisdom and understanding (Wisdom 7:24-28, Ezekiel 37).

Precepts
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The trees are metaphorical (Revelation 22:1-2). They refer to the formation of the heavens, the stars, etc. E.g. Issachar was well-versed in studying the stars (1 Chronicles 12:32). The tree of life represents the knowledge of righteousness, whereas the tree of knowledge of good and evil represents both good and evil (Sirach 17:7)

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The serpent is Esau (before he was given that name), better known as the so-called white man (Revelation 20:1-2, Revelation 12:9, Psalms 58:3-4). any beast The heathen nations (Ecclesiastes 3:18, Psalms 49:20, Psalms 32:9)

Strong's Concordance
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lest he put forth his hand, ... and eat Go back to righteousness

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broken up The earth looked different prior to the flood (Pangaea before the flood)

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