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Hebrew and Greek beliefs on gods and the beginning of the human raceWhen reading the different writings of the ancient Greeks and the ancient Hebrews we see their different views on who or what created all that is living and their beliefs in gods In this paper we will look at the beginning of the earth and the beginning of the human race in both of their views From reading the works of Hesiod from the hand out of the differences between the Greek beliefs to the Hebrew beliefs about the creation of physical world become apparent This is evident in the introduction of the creation of the earth by Hesiod Tell how the first gods and earth came to be and rivers and the boundless sea with its raging swell and the gleaming stars and the wide heaven above and the gods who were born of them givers of good things These things declare to us from the beginning ye Muses who dwell in the house of Olympus and tell me which first came to be Verily at first Chaos came to be but next wide-bosomed Earth Gheaand Rros Love fairest among the deathless gods From Chaos came forth Erebus and black Night of Night were born Aether the upper air and DayHesiod This interpretation tells us the Greeks believe that many gods make up all that exists The Hebrews believe that In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth Gen 11 In the Hebrew bible there is references to God creating all that exists in six days And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had madeGen 22 In the book of Genesis 11-31 explains how the one god created the earth and heavens with all that makes them up The difference is the Hebrews belief was in on god whereas the Greeks
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