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A Cruel God

                                                    Gene. 3:14                                            

וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים אֶל־הַנָּחָשׁ כִּי עָשִׂיתָ זֹּאת אָרוּר אַתָּה מִכָּל־הַבְּהֵמָה וּמִכֹּל חַיַּת

הַשָּׂדֶה עַל־גְּחֹנְךָ תֵלֵךְ וְעָפָר תֹּאכַל כָּל יְמֵי חַיֶּיךָ

Gene. 3:14    And the Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, you shall be cursed more than all the cattle and more than any beast of the field.  Upon your belly shall you go, and dust shall you eat all the days of your life.”

                                                    Gene. 3:15                                            

תְּשׁוּפֶנּוּ  עָקֵב וְאֵיבָה אָשִׁית בֵּינְךָ וּבֵין הָאִשָּׁה וּבֵין זַרְעֲךָ וּבֵין זַרְעָהּ הוּא יְשׁוּפְךָ רֹאשׁ וְאַתָּה

Gene. 3:15   “And I will put enmity between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed.  He shall crush the front of you, and you shall bruise the heel of him.”

                                                    Gene. 3:16                                             

וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים אֶל־הַנָּחָשׁ כִּי עָשִׂיתָ זֹּאת אָרוּר אַתָּה מִכָּל־הַבְּהֵמָהוּ מִכֹּל חַיַּת

הַשָּׂדֶה עַל־גְּחֹנְךָ תֵלֵךְ וְעָפָר תֹּאכַל כָּל יְמֵי חַיֶּיך

Gene. 3:16   To the woman He [God] said, “I will greatly multiply your pain and your travail.  With pain shall you bring forth children, and your longing shall be for your husband that he may rule over you.”

                                                    Gene. 3:17                                             

וּלְאָדָם אָמַר כִּי שָׁמַעְתָּ לְקוֹל אִשְׁתֶּךָ וַתֹּאכַל מִן־הָעֵץ אֲשֶׁר צִוִּיתִיךָ לֵאמֹר לֹא תֹאכַל

מִמֶּנּוּ אֲרוּרָה הָאֲדָמָה בַּעֲבוּרֶךָ בְּעִצָּבוֹן תֹּאכְלֶנָּה כֹּל יְמֵי חַיֶּיךָ

Gene. 3:17   And to the man He said, “Because you listened to the voice of your wife and ate of the tree which I commanded you saying, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground for your sake.  In toil shall you eat of it all the days of your life.”

                                                    Gene. 3:18                                             

וְקוֹץ וְדַרְדַּר תַּצְמִיחַ לָךְ וְאָכַלְתָּ אֶתעֵשֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶה

Gene. 3:18   “And thorn and thistle it shall bring to you as you eat the herb of the field.”

                                                    Gene. 3:19                                             

בְּזֵעַת אַפֶּיךָ תֹּאכַל לֶחֶם עַד שׁוּבְךָ אֶל־הָאֲדָמָה כִּי מִמֶּנָּה לֻקָּחְתָּ כִּי־עָפָר אַתָּה וְאֶל־־עָפָר תָּשׁוּב

Gene. 3:19   “By the sweat of your nostrils shall you eat bread until your return to the ground, because out of it were you taken, for dust you are and to dust you shall return.”

 

                                                    Gene. 6:13                                             

עֲשֵׂה לְךָ תֵּבַת עֲצֵי־גֹפֶר קִנִּים תַּעֲשֶׂה אֶת־הַתֵּבָה וְכָפַרְתָּ אֹתָהּ מִבַּיִת וּמִחוּץ בַּכֹּפֶר

Gene. 6:13   And God said to Noah, ”An end of all flesh is coming before Me, for the earth is full of violence because of them, and behold, I am destroying them with the earth.”

 

                                                    Numb. 11:1                                             

הַמַּחֲנֶה וַיְהִי הָעָם כְּמִתְאֹנְנִים רַע בְּאָזְנֵי יְהוָה וַיִּשְׁמַע יְהוָה וַיִּחַר אַפֹּו וַתִּבְעַר־בָּם אֵשׁ יְהוָה וַתֹּאכַל בִּקְצֵה

Numb. 11:1   And it was when the people were murmuring evil in the ears of the Lord, then the Lord heard, and His anger was kindled, and the fire of the Lord burned because of them as it fed on the extremity of the camp.

 

                                                Numb. 16:26, 27, 31, 32                                         

וַיְדַבֵּר אֶל־הָעֵדָה לֵאמֹר סוּרוּ נָא מֵעַל אָהֳלֵי הָאֲנָשִׁים הָרְשָׁעִים הָאֵלֶּה וְאַל־תִּגְּעוּ בְּכָל־אֲשֶׁר

לָהֶם פֶּן־תִּסָּפוּ בְּכָל־חַטֹּאתָם

Numb. 16:26   And he spoke to the assembly saying, “Withdraw, I pray you, from about the tents of these evil men, and you must not come in contact with anything that is theirs, lest you would be caught up with all their sins.”

וּבְנֵיהֶם וְטַפָּם וַיֵּעָלוּ מֵעַל מִשְׁכַּן־קֹרֶח דָּתָן וַאֲבִירָם מִסָּבִיב וְדָתָן וַאֲבִירָם יָצְאוּ נִצָּבִים פֶּתַח אָהֳלֵיהֶם וּנְשֵׁיהֶם

Numb. 16:27   So they departed from the dwelling of Korach, Dathan, and Abiram from every side.  And Dathan and Abiram emerged, taking a stand at the door of their tents, and their wives and their sons and their little ones.

וַיְהִי כְּכַלֹּתֹו לְדַבֵּר אֵת כָּל־הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה וַתִּבָּקַע הָאֲדָמָה אֲשֶׁר תַּחְתֵּיהֶם

Numb. 16:31   And it happened at his conclusion of speaking all these words that the ground that was under them split.

וַתִּפְתַּח הָאָרֶץ אֶת־פִּיהָ וַתִּבְלַע אֹתָם וְאֶת־בָּתֵּיהֶם וְאֵת כָּל־הָאָדָם אֲשֶׁר לְקֹרַח וְאֵת כָּל־הָרֲכוּשׁ

Numb. 16:32   And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who were with Korach, with all the property.

 

                                                    Numb. 17:11                                             

וַיֹּאמֶר מֹשֶׁה אֶל־אַהֲרֹן קַח אֶת־הַמַּחְתָּה וְתֶן־עָלֶיהָ אֵשׁ מֵעַל הַמִּזְבֵּחַ וְשִׂים קְטֹרֶת וְהֹולֵךְ מְהֵרָה

אֶל־הָעֵדָה וְכַפֵּר עֲלֵיהֶם כִּי־יָצָא הַקֶּצֶף מִלִּפְנֵי יְהוָה הֵחֵל הַנָּגֶף

Numb. 17:11   And Moses said to Aaron, “Take the censer and put fire from the altar on it, then place incense and carry quickly to the congregation, and make atonement for them, for the wrath has erupted from before the Lord; the plague has begun.”

 

                                                      Numb. 25:4                                                

וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֶל־מֹשֶׁה קַח אֶת־כָּל־רָאשֵׁי הָעָם וְהֹוקַע אֹותָם לַיהוָה נֶגֶד הַשָּׁמֶשׁ וְיָשֹׁב חֲרֹון אַף־יְהוָה מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל

Numb. 25:4   Then the Lord said to Moses, “Take all the chiefs of the people and hang them up to the Lord in front of the sun, so that the fierce wrath of the Lord withdraws from Israel.”

 

                                                    Deut. 29:27                                             

וַיִּתְּשֵׁם יְהוָה מֵעַל אַדְמָתָם בְּאַף וּבְחֵמָה וּבְקֶצֶף גָּדֹול וַיַּשְׁלִכֵם אֶל־אֶרֶץ אַחֶרֶת כַּיֹּום הַזֶּה

Deut. 9:27   and the Lord rooted them out from their land with anger and in wrath and in great indignation, and cast them off to other lands, like it is this day.’”

 

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