Also, it has been pointed out that Echud (One) is a 'unified one'
as opposed to Yachid, 'a single isolated one'.
I just think that these, like many other OT passages, are blossoms
that bloomed in the NT.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Murphy [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, September 13, 1999 12:26 PM
> To: ArvesonPT@nswccd.navy.mil
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: An Early Trinity
> ArvesonPT@nswccd.navy.mil wrote:
> > George Murphy said:
> > >In fact, excessive emphasis on the plural "let us make..." here might
> > one
> > >to the mistaken idea that _only_ the creation of humanity is a work of
> > Trinity and
> > >that in all the other creative work only one person of the Trinity is
> > acting.
> > This conclusion may be discouraged by Genesis 1:1, where the word used
> > for God is Elohim, not El.
> Yes if the grammatically plural form of elohim is understood in a
> sense, but I think that's even more debatable than understanding "let us
> make" in such
> a way.
> George L. Murphy