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Elohim is not Always Plural


Elohim is used for others than God

“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” Genesis 1:26

Often Trinitarians use the following verse to show the plurality of the Godhead. However the word Elohim, literally denotes strength. It is made from the root aleph lamed, aleph being the Hebrew for Ox and lamed is Hebrew for shepherds staff. The ox denotes power and the shepherds staff represents ruling or authority. This can be seen clearly in places where Elohim is used for others than God:

The difference between Hebrew ‘El’ and English ‘God’

Taken from here.

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