Reconciliation - a mighty word in a fallen world. As we look to the schema that is modern life, can we say we are happy with our current condition? Many things have gone wrong with the world we expected; the world we were promised; the world we thought we knew. But, even as far as our misgivings have taken us, nothing is a surprise to Yahuah, who knows the end from the beginning.
The failures of mankind began early on - when Chuah (Eve) believed the lie of the serpent and ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. When her man joined her, the initial life promised to mankind became instead a perishable good, a corrupted material vehicle with a finite shelf life. This was not punishment from Yah, but rather the consequence of the ingestion of the tree - which necessarily carried with it death, for since creation began, so it would also end, and since life began in its creation, so death would ultimately take it.
Yet the plan of Yahuah was set in motion - a plan that would occupy a space of 6,000 years; a plan of reconciliation between Yah and A'dam, but a plan which would unfold in two parts. Today's discussion will take a look at this mystery found in scripture to see if we can unfold that plan and breathe in the exhilarating air of redemption underway in the hand of he who created us.
In the beginning Elohiym created את the heavens and את the earth.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 1:1
When we look at the seven Ivriyt words that begin scripture, one might ask the question “what are those two Hebrew letters doing there”? We will address that inquiry here a bit, but first a preliminary explanation. In the language, you might be taught that these two letters, being the first and the last letters of the 22-letter Hebrew aleph-beyt, are merely an instrument to designate the direct object of sentence, and that such a literary or grammatical function does not exist in the English language. All true, but there is so much more. Why? Because, after all, this is scripture.
I am the (א) Aleph and the (ת) Tav, the beginning and the ending, says Yahuah Elohiym, which is, and which was, and which is to come, Yahuah Tseva'oth.
Chazon (Revelation) 1:8
I was in the Ruach on the day of Yahuah, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a shofar, 11 Saying, I am the (א) Aleph and the (ת) Tav, the first and the last:
Chazon (Revelation) 1:10
I am the (א) Aleph and the (ת) Tav, the beginning and the end.
Chazon (Revelation) 21:6
We begin with those things that would cause a need for reconciliation which is referred to here as the Transgression. Take a look:
Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which Yahuah Elohiym had made. And he said unto the woman: Yea, has Elohiym said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? 2 And the woman said unto the serpent: We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: 3 But of the fruit of the tree, which is in the midst of the garden, Elohiym has said: Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 4 And the serpent said unto the woman: Ye shall not surely die: 5 For Elohiym knows that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as elohiym, knowing good and evil.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 3:1-5
We see here that the serpent already knew of the proscribed conduct “Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden.”
We also see that death would come not just from consuming the fruit of the tree but also by even touching it.
Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 3:4b
The English word tree for the Ivriyt word ets (עֵץ) is a great translation.
One of the definitions of the word tree is found in Merriam Webster as follows:
Something in the form of or resembling a tree: such as a diagram or graph that branches usually from a simple stem or vertex without forming loops or polygons, such as a genealogical tree.
A genealogical tree is generally rendered in a chart representing family relationships in a conventional tree structure. More detailed family trees, used in medicine and social work, are known as genograms.
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her man with her; and he did eat. 7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 3:6-7
We know that in the Garden, many trees were present, but two were conspicuous, at least to the reader. One was the tree of life – the Ets Chayim – and the other, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil – the Ets Da’ath Tov v’Ra.
It can be reckoned that Yahuah knew both of the good – which we might call consonant, righteous, compliant, in accord with creation that we will identify here as Yatsa (יָצָא) – and the evil – which we might call dissonant, unrighteous, non-compliant, out of accord with creation that we will identify here as Naphal (נָפַל). Let’s take a closer look:
Yâtsâʼ (יָצָא) H3318 is a primitive root meaning to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximately.: to appear, to bear out, break out, bring forth (out, up), carry out, come (abroad, out, thereat, without), be condemned, depart(-ing, -ure), draw forth, in the end, escape, exact, fail, fall (out), fetch forth (out), get away (forth, hence, out), (able to, cause to, let) go abroad (forth, on, out), going out, grow, have forth (out), issue out, lay (lie) out, lead out, pluck out, proceed, pull out, put away, be risen, × scarce, send with commandment, shoot forth, spread, spring out, stand out, × still, × surely, take forth (out), at any time, × to (and fro), utter.
Nâphal (נָפַל) H5307 is a primitive root meaning to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative):—be accepted, cast (down, self, (lots), out), cease, die, divide (by lot), (let) fail, (cause to, let, make, to fall down, to fall away, fell(-ing), fugitive, have (inheritance), inferior, be judged (by mistake for 6419), lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light (down), be (× hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present(-ed, -ing), (make to) rot, slay, smite out, × surely, throw down.
If all these angels had but a single helix DNA, yet they were distinguishable as Yatsa (risen or ascending) and Naphal (fallen or descending), of course Yahuah Elohiym would know of both the good found in the Yatsa, and the evil found in the Naphal. Yet the serpent proposed that the knowledge of both should be combined in man by eating of the forbidden fruit:
For Elohiym knows that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as elohiym, knowing good and evil.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 3:1-5
We see now that by merely touching this tree or eating of its fruit, A’dam and Chuah would take upon themselves the ascending Yatsa DNA and the descending Naphal DNA, which would transform them from beings of light to beings of flesh – flesh that is both born and also that dies. And so death came into the world.
And Ya`aqov went out from Be`er Sheva and went toward Haran. 11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep. 12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of Elohiym ascending [עָלָה ʻâlâh] and descending [יָרַד yârad] on it.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 28:10-12
What did Ya'aqov (Jacob) see here in this vision? “Behold a ladder” has an image not unlike the double helix of DNA. Is this what he saw?
The Physical Properties of DNA
DNA is the largest biomolecule which contains all the genetic information of the person to build an organism or a life form. The study of DNA double-helical structure helps us to know about the chemical and physical properties of DNA, apart from the property of DNA being a “Genetic material”.
Watson and Crick's double helix model is the most successful model of DNA for which they have won the Noble Price in Physiology and Medicine in 1962 which they shared with Maurice Wilkins, but not with the Rosalind Franklin due to her unfortunate death in 1958.
According to the Watson and Crick model, the DNA is a double-stranded helix, which consists of two polynucleotide chains. The two polynucleotide chains are spirally or helically twisted, which gives it a twisted ladder-like look.
Both the polynucleotide strands of DNA have the opposite polarities, which mean that the two strands will run in the antiparallel direction, i.e. one in 5'-3' and other in 3'-5' direction.
The diameter of ds-stranded DNA helix is 20Å.
The distance between the two nucleotides or internuclear distance is 3.4Å. The length of DNA helix is 34Å after a full turn and it possesses 10 base pairs per turn.
The DNA is twisted in “Right-handed direction” or we can say in a “Clockwise direction”.
Turning of DNA causes a formation of wide indentations, i.e. “Major groove”. The distance between the two strands forms a narrow indentation, i.e. “Minor groove”. The formation of major and minor grooves result after the DNA coiling and the grooves also act as a site of DNA binding proteins.
In our discussion, let us not avoid the additional Ivriyt (Hebrew) which describes both the ascending and descending angels:
ʻâlâh (עָלָה) H5927 is a primitive root meaning to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative:—arise (up), (cause to) ascend up, at once, break (the day) (up), bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, shew, climb (up), (cause to, make to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up, (make to) go (away, up); grow (over) increase, lay, leap, levy, lift (self) up, light, (make) up, × mention, mount up, offer, make to pay, perfect, prefer, put (on), raise, recover, restore, (make to) rise (up), scale, set (up), shoot forth (up), (begin to) spring (up), stir up, take away (up), work.
yârad (יָרַד) H3381 is a primitive root meaning to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications):—× abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, × indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.
How much of this was a result of the transference from beings of light to beings of flesh?
Was the tree they selected a genome of human DNA? A tree with an expiration date? A tree marked with the adversity of existence, together with its beauty?
And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked;
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 3:7
Did they discover they were naked because for the first time, their existence was defined in the flesh, rather than in light?
Because A’dam and Chuah – Ish and Ishah – were now in the flesh, and no longer beings of light, they took on the good and evil of fleshly life; that is, birth and death which comes to all flesh.
Flesh, however, has a unique marker:
For the soul of the flesh is in the blood: he and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood of him that makes an atonement in the soul.
Vayiqra (Leviticus) 17:11
For the taking on of blood in the DNA of the good and evil which brought death to the beings of light, a transgression was added to A’dam and all of his seed, as his seed would be born into the captivity of the genealogical tree of good and evil.
Whoso sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of Elohiym he made man.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 9:6
The Reconciliation of the Heavens:
Therefore, we see the propitiation required by the shedding of blood. The contemplation of this runs deep in scripture. The contemplation here is to establish that the blood of a Son of A’dam would be required in a perfect offering to atone for the transgression of man, such that man would no longer be cut off from Yahuah but be justified instead.
And it came to pass after these things, that Elohiym did try Avraham, and said unto him: Avraham: and he said: Behold, here I am. 2 And he said: Take now your son, your yachiyd Yitschaq, whom you love, and get you into the land of Moriyah; and offer him there as an ascending smoke offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell you of.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 22:1-2
The example is given to Avraham who believed that Yah would do just what he said he would do. Yet, Yitschaq could never atone for the transgression of A’dam, because of his singularity in the line of Avraham. Rather, the blood would be required from “the lamb of Elohiym” who could “take away the sins of the world.”
And Yitschaq spoke unto El־Avraham his father and said: My father; and he said: Here am I, my son. And he said: Behold the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for an ascending smoke offering? 8 And Avraham said: My son, Elohiym will provide himself a lamb for an ascending smoke offering: so they went both of them together.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 22:7-8
What is the ascending smoke offering Avraham is talking about here? In the Ivriyt (Hebrew), this is a specific kind of offering known as an olah.
ʻôlâh (עֹלָה) H5930 or ʻôwlâh (עוֹלָה); feminine active participle of H5927 (עָלָה ʻâlâh); a step or (collectively, stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke):—ascent, burnt offering (sacrifice), go up to.
Speak ye unto all the assembly of Yashar'el, saying: In the tenth day of this month, they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for a house: 4 And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbor next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb. 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole multitude of the assembly of Yashar'el shall kill it in the evening. 7 And they shall take of the blood and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.
Shemoth (Exodus) 12:3-7
We see here the blood of the lamb working salvation from the death coming on Mitsrayim, not the meat or the body of the lamb which is eaten. Important to note that the lamb was not presented as a sacrifice to any priest, not was the animal sacrificed by a priest for a sin offering, but rather was killed by each individual household. Equally important to note that the sacrifice of the lamb took place on Erev Pecach – the evening of the 14th day which preceded the day of the 14th day called preparation. The practice of the Last Supper on Erev Pecach by Mashiach as described in the gospels is Torah observant – the practice of the Pharisees to hold a seder on Erev Matstsah celebrates something else and is inaccurate to the requisites of the Torah. The Torah does not provide for any mass slaughter of Passover lambs by the priests at the temple on the day of preparation.
And Aharon shall make an atonement upon the horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement upon it throughout your generations: it is most holy unto Yahuah.
Shemoth (Exodus) 30:10
Note that the sin offering is not made of the flesh of the animal sacrificed, but rather of the blood of the animal sacrificed. The blood sacrifice typified the blood sacrifice of Ha’Mashiach, in that blood was required for the sin of A’dam in taking on flesh.
There is something greater, however, found in the Blood of the Lamb:
The next day Yahuchanon sees Yahusha coming unto him, and says: Behold the Lamb of Elohiym, which takes away the sin of the world. 30 This is he of whom I said: After me comes a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me. 31 And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Yashar'el, therefore am I come baptizing with water. 32 And Yahuchanon bore record, saying: I saw the Ruach descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. 33 And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me: Upon whom you את you shall see the Ruach descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizes with the Ruach Ha'Qodesh. 34 And I saw and bore record that this is the Son of Elohiym.
Yochanon (John) 1:29-34
Is this the lamb that Avraham foresaw?
Yahuchanon declares Yahusha to be both the Lamb of Elohiym and the Son of Elohiym.
Didn't Avraham say the lamb would be provided for an ascending smoke offering?
The ascending smoke offering (olah) is derived from the word alah (עָלָה) meaning to ascend. The offering of the blood of the lamb was incomplete until the ascension.
Doesn't the Torah forbid human sacrifice?
This is why Yahuchanon identifies him as the Lamb of Elohiym - a status recognized in no other.
Doesn't the Torah declare that one man cannot atone for another man's sins?
Yet the Torah provides for a sin offering via the blood of the lamb as an atonement for transgression. The lamb's blood was temporary and transient and applicable to the children of Yashar'el and those sojourning with them only. Mashiach's blood and ascension applies to us all.
But Elohiym commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Mashiach died for us. 9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. 10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to Elohiym by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. 11 And not only so, but we also joy in Elohiym through our Adonai Yahusha Ha'Mashiach, by whom we have now received the atonement.
Romayim (Romans) 5:8-11
Yet, there are two reconciliations contemplated from the beginning: the reconciliation of the heavens, and the reconciliation of the earth.
In the beginning Elohiym created את the heavens and את the earth.
Bere'shiyth (Genesis) 1:1
Returning now to the beginning, let's look at the seven words:
We see here the instance of the word eth (אֵת) in two places – in the fourth place, and in the sixth place. The fact that there are two is an indication that there will be two reconciliations, the first being the reconciliation of the heavens (eth shamayim) and the second being the reconciliation of the earth (v’eth ha’arets).
Why is the first the reconciliation of the heavens? Mashiach does not come initially as a conquering prince, but rather as a suffering servant – a lamb to be slaughtered. This coming does not reconcile the wicked earth to the kingdom of Yahuah but does propitiate for the ultimate transgression of A’dam whose taking on of blood required the shedding of blood, that the transgression would be made moot.
Yahusha answered, My Kingdom is not of this world: if my Kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Yahudiym: but now is my Kingdom not from hence. 37 Pilate therefore said unto him: Are you a King then? Yahusha answered: You say that I am a King. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the Truth.
Yochanon (John) 18:36-37
The Reconciliation of the Earth:
The reconciliation of the earth begins, however, just following the reconciliation of the heavens.
And Yahusha came and spoke unto them, saying: All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Ruach Ha'Qodesh: 20 Teaching them to guard all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amein.
Mattithyahu (Matthew) 28:18-20
When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying: Adonai, will you at this time restore again the Kingdom to Yashar'el? 7 And he said unto them: It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power. 8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Ruach Ha'Qodesh is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Yerushalayim, and in all Yahud, and in Shomeron, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. 9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Ma'asiym (Acts) 1:6-9
And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a cepher written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice: Who is worthy to open the cepher, and to loosen the seals thereof? 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the cepher, neither to look thereon. 4 And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the cepher, neither to look thereon. 5 And one of the elders said unto me: Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Yahudah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the cepher, and to loosen the seven seals thereof.
Chazon (Revelation) 5:1-5
And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Ruachoth of Elohiym sent forth into all the earth. 7 And he came and took the cepher out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne. 8 And when he had taken the cepher, the four living creatures and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them kithara, and golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of the qodeshiym.
Chazon (Revelation) 5:6-8
And they sung a new song, saying: You are worthy to take the cepher, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to Elohiym by your blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; 10 And have made us unto our Elohiym kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth. 11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the living creatures and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; 12 Saying with a loud voice: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing.
Chazon (Revelation) 5:9-12
And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, I heard saying: Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sits upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever. 14 And the four living creatures said: Amein. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that lives forever and ever.
Chazon (Revelation) 5:13-14
And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Adonai, and of his Mashiach; and he shall reign forever and ever. 16 And the four and twenty elders, which sat before Elohiym on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped Elohiym,
Chazon (Revelation) 11:15-16
And the Temple of Elohiym was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his Temple the Ark of his Covenant: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.
Chazon (Revelation) 11:19
And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of Elohiym. 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the kithara of Elohiym. 3 And they sing the song of Mosheh the servant of Elohiym, and the song of the Lamb, saying: Great and marvelous are your works, Yahuah Elohiym Tseva'oth; just and true are your ways, King of the qodeshiym. 4 Who shall not fear you, O Yahuah, and glorify your name? For you only are holy: for all nations shall come and worship before you; for your judgments are made manifest.
Chazon (Revelation) 15:1-4
And a voice came out of the throne, saying: Praise our Elohiym, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great. 6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying: Halleluyah: for Yahuah Elohiym Tseva'oth reigns. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his woman has made herself ready. 8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of the qodeshiym. 9 And he said unto me: Write: Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he said unto me: These are the true words of Elohiym.
Chazon (Revelation) 19:5-9
And I saw heaven opened and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of Elohiym. 14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. 15 And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Yahuah Tseva'oth. 16 And he has on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, King of kings, and Yahuah Adonai.
Chazon (Revelation) 19:11-16
And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. 20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone. 21 And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
Chazon (Revelation) 19:19-21
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
Chazon (Revelation) 20:1-3
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Yahusha, and for the Word of Elohiym, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Mashiach a thousand years. 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed and holy is he that has part in the first resurrection: on such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of Elohiym and of Mashiach and shall reign with him a thousand years.
Chazon (Revelation) 20:4-6
And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the qodeshiym about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from Elohiym out of heaven and devoured them. 10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night forever and ever.
Chazon (Revelation) 20:7-10
And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heavens fled away; and there was found no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before Elohiym; and the cepheriym were opened: and another cepher was opened, which is the cepher of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the cepheriym, according to their works. 13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and She'ol delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. 14 And death and She'ol were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. 15 And whosoever was not found written in the cepher of life was cast into the lake of fire.
Chazon (Revelation) 20:11-15
And I saw a renewed heaven and a renewed earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I Yochanon saw the holy city, Renewed Yerushalayim, coming down from Elohiym out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her man. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying: Behold, the Tabernacle of Elohiym is with men, and he will tabernacle with them, and they shall be his people, and Elohiym himself shall be with them, and be their Elohiym.
Chazon (Revelation) 21:1-3
And Elohiym shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the throne said: Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me: Write: for these words are true and faithful. 6 And he said unto me: It is done. I am the א (Aleph) and the ת (Tav), the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
Chazon (Revelation) 21:4-6
And Yahuah has reconciled both the heavens and the earth to himself, as was initially prophesied in Bere'shiyth 1:1.
I am the א (Aleph) and the ת(Tav), the beginning and the end, the first and the last. 14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gates into the city.
Chazon (Revelation) 22:13-14
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