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masculine gender


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  • But as it is not unusual in Scripture that the subjunctive article and relative should agree in gender with the following substantive, as hos here doth with arrhabon, so the Scripture, speaking of the Holy Ghost, though Pneuma be of the neuter gender, yet having respect unto the thing, -- that is, the person of the Spirit, -- it subjoins the pronoun of the masculine gender unto it, as John xiv.


  • Use of masculine imagery in speaking of God, of course, abounds: God takes the masculine gender in Hebrew, and the anthropomorphic imagery used in speaking of the Divine is predominantly andromorphic, from a hot-tempered young warrior to the wise, bearded gentleman depicted by Michelangelo Buonarroti on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women


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