I was listening to the lecture on <a href="/courses/alphabet-of-kabbalah/713-beth.html" title="ב Beth is the second Hebrew letter" target="_parent" >Beth</a> and I'm still confused where the word Wisdom is coming from out of Bereishit bara elohim? Can someone explain? I understand your explaination that Elohim doesn't mean God singular masculine, but where is wisdom coming from out of those words? Also, where is the "Your" coming from? I'm not great with hebrew, so I don't know how to tell where the possessive pronoun is. Sorry if I'm missing obvious stuff.
"This form of creation can only be done by the power of the Elohim who is within us. This is why the Bible starts,
בראשית ברא אלהים
Bereishit bara Elohim
Creation is a work of אלהים Elohim, and Elohim is within us.
Bereishit Bara Elohim is usually translated as “In the beginning God creates.” In the Zohar, this phrase is translated, "In wisdom Elohim creates." Why does it say, "In wisdom," and who is "Elohim?"
It says "In wisdom" because of who the Elohim is. אלהים Elohim is a plural Hebrew word. In the English and Latin Bibles, it is translated as “God,” singular masculine. But the word אלהים Elohim is not singular masculine. Elohim is a plural word which comes from אל El, which is “God,” masculine in Hebrew. אלה or אלוה Eloah / Eloha is God feminine in Hebrew. The suffix ים -im is plural. Thus, אלהים Elohim can mean either God and Goddess or Gods and Goddesses.
When we look at the Bible as it was intended to be read, as a manual of spiritual development, the first three words tell us, בראשית ברא אלהים Bereishit Bara Elohim:
In wisdom your Elohim creates.
Your Elohim is your inner Father-Mother ( אל El + אלה Eloha = אלהים Elohim), and they create in you “through wisdom.” In Hebrew, “wisdom” is חכמה Chokmah. Chokmah is the second Sephirah on the Tree of Life, which relates with the letter <a href="/courses/alphabet-of-kabbalah/713-beth.html" title="ב Beth is the second Hebrew letter" target="_parent" >Beth</a>, the number two."
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