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Genesis 1:2 is the key to understanding the structure of Genesis 1. Genesis 1:2 states that the earth was "formless." Day one then indicates the creation of day and night (Gen 1:3-5); day two describes the forming of the heavens by their emerging from the waters (Gen 1:6-8); and day three describes the forming of


Psalm 89:5-7 is written as a chiasm with the phrase "of the holy ones" repeated in the first and last lines. The center is what is being emphasized, "For who in the skies can be compared to the LORD? Who among the heavenly beings is like the LORD?" https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Ps-89.5-7a-Chiasm.pdf

There is no indication in the Old Testament that there are any humans on the divine council. Only heavenly beings are included (Job 1:6; 2:1; 38:7; Psalm 82:1-6; 89:5-7). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Ps-82e-Divine-Council-Membership.pdf

"The sons of the Most High" in Psalm 82:6 are the sons of God, heavenly beings called gods in both Psalm 82:1 and 6. They are members of the divine council (Ps 82:1). However, in their ruling of the nations they "judged unjustly and showed partiality to the wicked" (Ps 82:2) and as a result

In Psalm 82:1 the Hebrew word elohim is used with two different meanings. The first usage has of elohim has a verb in the singular, indicating the God of Israel. The second elohim is used in a plural sense of the heavenly members of the divine council as is seen in the ESV translation of

Psalm 82:1 is a chiasm where the verbs of the first and last lines refer to the activity of God while the two center phrases locate him "in the divine (Hebrew: el) council" and "in the midst of the gods (Hebrew: elohim). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Ps-82.1b-Chiasm.pdf

Psalm 49 is a written as a chiasm where vocabulary of the first section (verses1-13) is repeated in the final section (verses15-20). The center, which is the climax, is that the upright will rule over those appointed for Sheol (verse 14). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Ps-49a-Chiasm.pdf

Daniel 12:10 indicates that "those who have insight will understand." Then the following verse mentions the timing of the abomination of desolation (Dan 12:11). These two statements are mentioned together in Matthew 24:15. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-24.15c-Daniel-12.10-11.pdf

According to Isaiah 60:20, a Redeemer will come "to those who turn from transgression in Jacob." They will turn to him (Isa 59:20), their Saviour and Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob (Isa 60:16). The Lord will make a covenant with them and declare, "My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I