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The Chinese character for "to covet" has the woman symbol combined with two trees. The Chinese character for a boat combines vessel with person and the number 8. There were 8 persons in Noah's ark.

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BOAT

Here is a simple illustration of the Chinese language's testimony to the events in the book of Genesis.  The Chinese word for boat is made up of three component radicals.

 

The left most character means "ship" or "vessel."

The upper righthand character is the Chinese number "eight."

The bottom righthand character is the word for "mouth" or "person."   The first boat mentioned in the Bible is Noah's ark.   Just how many people or "mouths" were aboard this ship or vessel?   Genesis 7:13 tells us:  "In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark."  So Noah's ark was a ship or a vessel with eight people.  Yet the Chinese language -- predating the Hebrew in which the Old Testament was written by at least 700 years -- records this fact in perfect detail.

 

DEVIL

Genesis 3:1-5

The word "devil" is composed of two characters -- the second character is actually contained inside the first character.  The connotation given by repeating the "devil" portion of the character twice is to emphasize the evil nature of this being.  A close look at the component characters inside this ideographic set of characters will show an astonishing level of detail found in the book of Genesis.  Yet the Chinese written language predates the Hebrew of the Old Testament by 700-1700 years!  These characters give us further proof of the accuracy of the Old Testament account of creation.

First, we have a character with the meaning of "secret" or "private."

Then we have another variation on the character for "man" or "son."

In this character, you see an enclosed garden divided into four parts.

When we combine these characters, we see the meaning of the second character for "devil":

The devil was crafty, tricky, and secretive in his private approach to the person in the garden -- Eve (he didn’t try to talk to Adam as well).

He spoke to Eve with the voice of a man so that she could understand.  This whole event takes place in the garden of Eden.

Now, to form the "tempter" character, we first top the "devil" character with two trees.  Why two trees?  Because although there were many trees in the garden of Eden, only two receive specific mention:  (1) the "tree of life" and (2) the "tree of the knowledge of good and evil" (Genesis 2:9).  Satan's specific temptation to Eve was to get her to make a wrong choice between these two trees and cause her to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

We then add the character for "cover" to indicate that this temptation took place under the "cover" of the trees of the garden.  Again, Satan does not do his work out in the open light but under the shade of trees.  The Deceiver comes to us in subtilty and craftiness.

Now we see how the characters come together.  Do you see how perfectly these characters for the devil (mwogwei) tell the story of Genesis 3:1-5)?

 

Covet

The word "covet" or "desire" pictures a woman making a decision between two trees. Genesis 2:8-9 shows us that there were two significant trees side by side in the garden from which to choose. The woman made a wrong choice as we are told in Genesis 3:6.

"Forbidden"

Here again we see the two trees at the top of the character for "forbidden."  The bottom portion of this character is an abbreviated form of a word for God plus an added little "hook" (bottom center) which changes the meaning from "God" to "God commands or notifies."  So the word "forbidden" means "God makes a commandment about two trees." 

God in fact made specific commandments forbidding Adam and Eve to eat from either of the two trees (at different times).  He first forbid them to eat of the "tree of the knowledge of good and evil" (Genesis 2:16-17).  After they fell to temptation, He forbids them to eat of the "tree of life"  (Genesis 3:22-24). 

Isn’t it interesting that the Chinese language still makes reference today to these two commands of God regarding the two trees in the garden of Eden?  The Chinese language predates the Hebrew of the Old Testament by 700-1700 years, and yet it contains a true and accurate record of events from the book of Genesis.  Isn't God wonderful to preserve such a record for us!

 

MORE EVIDENCE THE JEWISH-CHRISTIAN BIBLE IS FACTUAL

The Jewish Exodus out of Egypt

The Bible says that the Pharoah of Egypt led his entire army in chasing the Hebrews (Jews) led by Moses.  It says that the Lord God parted the Red Sea, the Jews walked across.  The Egyptian army followed on chariots, and all--including the Pharoah perished when God closed up the Red Sea to smite the Egyptians.

Diving explorations of the Red Sea have found chariot wheels from this period, and petrified bones - probably of Egyptian soldiers.

Above is a chariot wheel

Read about these discoveries HERE


 

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