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« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2010, 12:44:54 PM »
nope, still nothing about a bible.

Of course it is.  "bible" is just latin or greek for "book".  Books, being written on chiseled stone, were much thicker in Moses' time.

I don't know enough about this part of the bible to get the meaning out of the verse you quoted. In what context is he talking? He is asking him to spread the word?

So, the bible that we know it was written on stone, then transferred to paper?
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« Reply #30 on: February 22, 2010, 01:38:19 PM »
I said that somewhat tongue-in-cheek.  In that part of the story yhwh instructed Moses to make another set of stone tablets for the 10 commandments.  Moses was known as "Butterfingers" to his family, and he dropped the original set, which I believe yhwh also told him to write down.

So, in a sense, yhwh did say to write stuff down, specifically, yhwh's laws.  It did not say to write "The Bible", since that was not even a concept at the alleged time of Moses.  So you are right that you will not find that imperative in the bible.  But you will find instances of yhwh demanding that laws be written down.
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« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2010, 01:42:37 PM »
I said that somewhat tongue-in-cheek.  In that part of the story yhwh instructed Moses to make another set of stone tablets for the 10 commandments.  Moses was known as "Butterfingers" to his family, and he dropped the original set, which I believe yhwh also told him to write down.

So, in a sense, yhwh did say to write stuff down, specifically, yhwh's laws.  It did not say to write "The Bible", since that was not even a concept at the alleged time of Moses.  So you are right that you will not find that imperative in the bible.  But you will find instances of yhwh demanding that laws be written down.

Interesting, point noted.
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« Reply #32 on: February 22, 2010, 03:36:30 PM »
As a practical matter how would he carry these stones? Maybe they were round and he could have rolled them down the mountain but even so that would have been several thousand.
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Re: NS [#2302]
« Reply #33 on: February 22, 2010, 03:41:54 PM »
As a practical matter how would he carry these stones? Maybe they were round and he could have rolled them down the mountain but even so that would have been several thousand.


more evidence proving this in fact did not happen? Maybe, god gave moses super human strength at that moment.
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« Reply #34 on: February 22, 2010, 04:49:03 PM »
I thought he actually destroyed the tablets on purpose when he came down off the mountain and saw that the people had gotten all carnal.

He got mad and threw the stone tablets off the mountain and they landed in a heap of rubble.

I thought that was the reason he could not enter the Promise Land.

Or am I mixing him up with Charlton Heston?
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« Reply #35 on: February 22, 2010, 07:02:53 PM »
I thought he actually destroyed the tablets on purpose when he came down off the mountain and saw that the people had gotten all carnal.

He got mad and threw the stone tablets off the mountain and they landed in a heap of rubble.

I thought that was the reason he could not enter the Promise Land.

Or am I mixing him up with Charlton Heston?

 he did, but he had to make another set

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Re: NS [#2302]
« Reply #36 on: February 22, 2010, 07:28:02 PM »
I thought he actually destroyed the tablets on purpose when he came down off the mountain and saw that the people had gotten all carnal.

He got mad and threw the stone tablets off the mountain and they landed in a heap of rubble.

I thought that was the reason he could not enter the Promise Land.

Or am I mixing him up with Charlton Heston?

 he did, but he had to make another set

Sorry, my comment was in response to the "butterfingers" allegation. It was my understanding that the story was he threw them to the ground and broke them and didn't pull a Chevy Chase. . . .

Either way, it's still a story. But I like the Chuck Heston roid rage scene, myself.
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Re: NS [#2302]
« Reply #37 on: February 22, 2010, 07:35:11 PM »
butterfingers was the Mel Brooks Moses

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« Reply #38 on: February 22, 2010, 08:34:10 PM »
butterfingers was the Mel Brooks Moses

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« Reply #39 on: February 22, 2010, 10:04:08 PM »
In the one with Randy "Macho Man" Savage as Moses, he head butted one and then dropped an elbow on the other from the top rope.  Ooohhh yeaaaaah.


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« Reply #40 on: February 23, 2010, 10:07:16 AM »
Of course it is.  "bible" is just latin or greek for "book".  Books, being written on chiseled stone, were much thicker in Moses' time.

So were there egos.

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« Reply #41 on: February 23, 2010, 10:08:37 AM »
So, the bible that we know it was written on stone, then transferred to paper?

More like animal skin then paper.

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« Reply #42 on: February 23, 2010, 10:11:14 AM »
So, in a sense, yhwh did say to write stuff down, specifically, yhwh's laws.  It did not say to write "The Bible", since that was not even a concept at the alleged time of Moses.  So you are right that you will not find that imperative in the bible.  But you will find instances of yhwh demanding that laws be written down.

I slightly disagree. We will see man stating that their particular deity stating to write things down. ;)

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« Reply #43 on: February 23, 2010, 10:11:53 AM »
As a practical matter how would he carry these stones? Maybe they were round and he could have rolled them down the mountain but even so that would have been several thousand.

Moses was Arnold Schwarzenegger of his time. :D

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Re: NS [#2302]
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2010, 11:19:42 AM »

Sorry if I didn't get to some questions, I don't have a lot of time.
And for all of you, remember:

you had enough time to post 8pieces of drivel and never answered one question from anyone.

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