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Featured God, Verb or Noun?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Fool, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. Fool

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    Is god a noun, a thing? or a verb?
     
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    I guess, verb.
     
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    Proper noun?
     
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    God that! :D

    When have you ever used the word "God" as a verb? Could you quote a few of your posts on RF?
     
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    I don't think the question was about proper English. I understand that God isn't a god if not active. Active is a word for doing, a verb.
     
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    God = creating, teaching, helping, leading. Verbs!
     
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    An exclamation!! as in OMG
     
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    could it possibly be both?
     
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    Please see Commandment number II A noun needs an image. No?
     
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    1. You shall have no other Gods but me.
    2. You shall not make for yourself any idol, nor bow down to it or worship it.
    3. You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.
    4. You shall remember and keep the Sabbath day holy.
    5. Respect your father and mother.
    6. You must not commit murder.
    7. You must not commit adultery.
    8. You must not steal.
    9. You must not give false evidence against your neighbour.
    10. You must not be envious of your neighbour's goods. You shall not be envious of his house nor his wife, nor anything that belongs to your neighbour.
     
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    love is an action first, and given a noun secondly, named God second.


    Genesis 2:19
    Out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name.
     
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    jesus said the 1st two were the greatest and alike.

    1. you shall have no other love but me, or you shall love with your whole being: body, mind, spirit.
    2. you shall love otherness as me
     
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    Love isn't anything if it isn't action, a verb.
     
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    No, it isn't.

    And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.

    In that sentence, "God" is a noun - the subject of the verb "said."
     
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    You're explaining what it meant by using a modern English version. Maybe, the original has God and says as one. Like we capitalize I when referring to the self. Maybe the ancients had forms of verbs used only for The Is.
     
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    you forgot something, moses asks who shall i say sent me and that is how it responds. it doesn't say my name is god. it says you are to tell them "I AM" has sent me to you. It's a verb. it is to be identified as an action.


    Exod 3:13-Exod 3:14 NKJV Then Moses said to God, “Indeed, when I come to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they say to me, ‘What is His name?’ what shall I say to them?” And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’ ”





    you and i might wish to identify it as a noun, but it itself doesn't use that identifier for itself. it is empty of attributes


    even science bases it naming off of behavior after observing something new.


    Science is a systematic and logical approach to discovering how things in the universe work. It is also the body of knowledge accumulated through the discoveries about all the things in the universe.


    first its a verb, an action of differentiation and then it's given a name as a noun.

    we see an action, we label it with a noun. we don't give labels, recognize them as nouns, until we see some action involved in relationship to something otherwise.
     
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    No, "I am" is a phrase. A phrase consisting of a noun and a verb. A phrase that is used as a proper noun in the sentence you just gave.
     
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