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Water Bible

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For this essay I will present the range of the symbolic meaning of the word; Water. I will list my findings of connections between the Hebrew Bible and the New testament. I will attempt to break down the symbolic affect the word ‘water’ represents into the bible. During this time, I will also place some fun examples of Parallelism, Motifs, Metaphors Similes and a few other grammar examples in this essay. Due to the ineptness of the books I will attempt to make these occurrences in short precise detail. Most importantly, I will give my final interpretation of the symbolic meaning of how the word the word “Water.” Is used in my own personal life. So to recap this will be in a Factual, spiritual, imaginative, and most important my personal revelation……show more content…
The sky opened like windows, and rain poured down for forty days and nights. All this began on the seventeenth day of the second month of the year. Before the great flood vegetation was watered by mist. Water was not symbolized with diverse connotations: from the source of life, to a place of danger, to a means of cleansing and renewal until the first rain was introduced. The ancient Israelites however used water as symbolic meaning to this. After doing more research about the shifting of water symbolic value for the Israelites. I discovered a metaphoric compassion written in Genesis 49:4. “Uncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence, because you went up to your father's bed; Then you defiled it--he went up to my couch.” Water was used in this verse to describe how uncontrollable Jacob oldest son Ruben was. The writer didn’t reveal all of Rubens mischievous actions; However, he did reference that this was the main reason why he lost his blessing from his father Jacob, by “Fornicating with his father’s concubine.” This corrupt action of trying to gain family power by defiling her, shows how uncontrollable his reasoning was during Jacob’s family
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