the hanging of Haman was predicted in Genesis 3:11

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Giuseppe
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the hanging of Haman was predicted in Genesis 3:11

Post by Giuseppe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:29 pm


They also asked Rav Mattana: From where in the Torah can one find an allusion to the hanging of Haman? He replied: The verse states after Adam ate from the tree of knowledge: “Have you eaten of [hamin] the tree, about which I commanded you that you should not eat?” (Genesis 3:11). Hamin is spelled in the same manner as Haman: Heh, mem, nun.

(Chullin 139b)


Curiously, the same event is interpreted by the Gnostics as the revelation of the gnosis of salvation.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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Re: the hanging of Haman was predicted in Genesis 3:11

Post by Ethan » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:56 am

המן is a preposition in Genesis 3:11 and in Esther 3:1, המן is a name, Αγεμών (Agemon). אגגי/Ἀχαιός γῆ (Achaean).
https://vivliothikiagiasmatos.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/joseph-yahuda-hebrew-is-greek.pdf

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