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I agree with Nemia. Many commentators have added their own spin to different verses, there's not much debate about what the actual words mean.

However, the same Hebrew word can mean different things and the writers of the Bible made liberal use of this in their writings. For example, the serpent in Eden is described as "Eirom." In the Hebrew spelling of the word this means two things, naked and cunning. Use of words with dual meaning was a device often used to add additional meaning to what were very consise texts. In this case the serpent was intelligent but also simple, without an ulterior motive.
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