Cite the book: “Idioms In The Bible Explained And A Key To The Original Gospels”, George M Lamsa. It's the same serpent. In this matter, Hebrew speaking witnesses at the site of the execution thought he was calling on "Eliyah" as opposed to "My El." The same can be said idiomatically of forgive, where offenses are metaphorically also "set aside." Now, when Jesus came, He was the one that came in the midst of a slavery of mankind, perfectly represented in the nation of God. For many, Y’shua’s last utterance was either understood as a cry of desperation or a declaration of his Messiahship from Psalm 22:1; "My El, My El, why have you forsaken me." Jesus, as well, was sacrificed so that people would remember, and things could change in the future. It makes sense then that when Charles Bon entered into the picture, things become complete, because he is able to bring the connection full circle.Shreve describes Henry as living in a vacuum where “the three of them existed, lived, moved even maybe, in attitudes without flesh; himself and the friend and the sister” (256). Psalm 22 ends in victory. We have more than 200 Free videos with over 400 hours of teachings on our YouTube Channel? We believed that God turned His face against Jesus. This is the story of two different natures, two types of mankind. Neither Matthew nor the other Gospel writers emphasize the physical agony of Christ on the cross. Now this is the story. This is the God that never left you, but you left Him. That He forsook Him. Because if you see how God sees you, you're not going to be speaking this way. Although it could be contended that chivalry and courtesy are essentially aspects of the same code of restraint and responsibility, the romance of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight presents […], Adrienne Rich’s “Song” plays out an uncomfortably intimate melody concerning a woman’s feelings of inescapable loneliness. Why would God need to forsake the One He says He loves to prove He'll never forsake us? [Lemana shabakthani] Why have you spared me? That's why He put His robe, His ring, everything on him trying to say, I've never changed My mind about you. They were slave to wrong beliefs. Did God really forsake Him? It was this, doubtless, that intensified His sufferings and part of why Jesus said, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”. Adam didn't believe “I am”, and so he believed “I do”, he believed “I am what I do”. It was being retained in “learned Greek” (pre-Koine Attic) but I think we both agree that the first Gospel is not learned Greek. This is the scene. They're projecting their belief on Him. Because He's been for three and a half years speaking concerning how He's going to build a new thing, He is going to destroy the old, speaking of everything that is new in Christ and everything that is old in Adam. I am alone. When Jesus says, My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me, what is He trying to say? Bon believed that only a small sign was necessary, just a communication, a look, would relieve him of his position (257).The fact that Shreve uses the expression “Jesus,” as he often does in his narrative, is particularly significant here. Greek versions attempt to transliterate the Psalm as Eli, Eli lama sabacthani. This phrase is an Aramaic translation of the beginning of Psalm 22, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Now, why did they do it? They were slaves to carnal mind. So He's always showing that connection. They have observed this for three and a half years, that He trusted in God, that He believed God is His Father, and whatever He says shall be done. The words of the apostle Paul were being acted out on the cross: “He who had no sin became sin for us that we might become the righteousness of God” (2 Corinthians 5:21). My strength is dried up like a potsherd and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. The gospel writer Matthew recorded this penetrating and poignant question (Matthew 27:46). Like all Scripture, this passage is filled with meaning, power, and hope. I think Mark was correct in his transliteration since the Western Aramaic Adam believed he's forsaken. I see three reasons why Jesus asked this powerful question. By faith, believing that “I am” who I am, as in Romans 10, Paul says: So I'm not going to do something to become righteous, I believe what the Father says about me and that qualifies me to be who I am, to be righteous. Mainly that the Greek writing system had no way to express some of these sounds. As if the justice of God is to punish mankind for what he does. Polytonic minuscule did not begin to appear in the papyri until the 2nd century CE but the aspirant was disappearing in popular koine and in Egyptian Greek by the 1st century. Jesus asks to be spared from the pain that is coming. I need a son. Galilean’s ə (, The Greek alphabet has no way to indicate an “h” sound in the middle of a word, only at the beginning. But His SON's body was human, prone to all the pains and illnesses of this fallen world...), God simply is and always was, and when He sent His "Son" to be our SIN Sacrifice/Offering/Redemption - a human vessel with a divine Nature, YHWH was reaching out to His Creation (human-to-human, via Yeshua) so they could better comprehend who YHWH was and what He expected of HIS people.