Monday, August 7, 2017

Men Are the Weaker Sex

"Then Yahweh thought, 'The man shouldn't be lonely; I will make him an ezer.'" 
Genesis 2:18


"Eve Naming the Birds" by William Blake

I looked up the meaning of "ezer" and I found a few - Adam's ezer is his:
     power and strength;
     succor and lifesaver;
     savior and protector.

Ezer most frequently refers to God. "The Hebrew word is ezer. it does not signify a weaker individual meant to serve another, but rather a strong individual coming to the aid of someone weaker." 
(Adam Hamilton; Making Sense of the Bible)


Win/Win

I've had a bad case of the grumpity-grumps lately. Monday, I blogged about Jonah repeatedly saying that he'd be better off dead. ...