THE ORIGIN OF ANGELS. Dr. Jobe Martin Biblical Discipleship Ministries www.biblicaldiscipleship.org. GENESIS 1:31-2:1. 31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
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THE ORIGIN OF ANGELS
Dr. Jobe Martin
Biblical Discipleship Ministries
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
All the host of the heavens and the earth.
Would “all the host” include the angels?
The Hebrew word for “host” is “tsava.”
(For those interested the Strongs Concordance # 6635)
“Host” refers to things alive and inanimate.
13 And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries? 14 And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant? 15 And the captain of the LORD’S host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so.
19 And he said, Hear thou therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.
10 And it (the little horn) waxed great, even to the hostc of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
c to the host: or, against the host
2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts. 3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
As we have seen, “host” can refer to angelic beings. But “host” can also refer to inanimate stellar bodies like the sun, moon and stars.
19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them.
5 And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
4 And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree.
29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.
1 “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.”
11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satanc came also among them. c Satan: Heb. the adversary
“Sons of God” = Angels
4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. 5 Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? 6 Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; 7 When the morning stars (Mercury and Venus?) sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
God dealt with the serpent first: Genesis 3:14: 14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: