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For questions related to the Old and New Testament. [Disclaimer: Religious subjects are on topic when dealing with the stories and symbols in the bible, but be aware we take a mythographic approach, which may not always be in line with religious doctrine.]
In the epic of Sodom and Gomorrah the angels appeared to Abraham were comely men desired by the citizens there, that is, they appeared as normal humans to the people except they were extraordinarily ...
Jul 4, 2017 at 4:27
In the Old Testament, God accepts Abel's offering but rejects Cain's:
Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an ...
Jun 19, 2015 at 15:09
In Leviticus 16.8-10, there is a reference to Azazel (עֲזָאזֵל):
חוְנָתַן אַהֲרֹן עַל שְׁנֵי הַשְּׂעִירִם גֹּרָלוֹת גּוֹרָל אֶחָד לַיהֹוָה וְגוֹרָל אֶחָד לַעֲזָאזֵל:
טוְהִקְרִיב אַהֲרֹן אֶת ...
May 8, 2015 at 20:09
So I was playing The Binding of Isaac the other day, and there's this character called Lilith.
Now I have good reason to believe that this is mythological. For one thing, all of the characters are ...
Sep 5, 2016 at 3:28
In Hebrew, "B" and "V" are the same letter (ב), so without the "Tu", Tubalcain (תּוּבַל קַיִן) and Vulcan are very similar names.
The French spelling is "Vulcain&...
Jul 17, 2020 at 1:09
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