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I was going through one of the Christian commentaries on Genesis 1. In David Guzik's Enduring Word Commentary it is written:

Rabbi Simeon Ben Joachim, commenting on the word Elohim: "Come and see the mystery of the word Elohim; there are three degrees, and each degree by itself alone, and yet notwithstanding they are all one, and joined together in one, and are not divided from each other." Clarke adds:"He must be strangely prejudiced, indeed, who cannot see that the doctrine of trinity, and of a trinity in unity, is expressed in the above words."

Does this signify trinity as the Christians claim? Or were these cited sources misquoted or taken out of context to prove the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

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    where is that quote from? looks like made up nonsense – michael Mar 15 at 13:20
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    I doubt that's a real quotation... What does three degrees mean – robev Mar 15 at 13:25
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    It's the Zohar judaism.stackexchange.com/a/44617/759 cc @robev – Double AA Mar 15 at 13:40
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    KUZU BEMISZAZ KUZU – kouty Mar 15 at 13:55
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    To the VTCers, who I think are looking for the deactivated “comparative religion” close reason: That only applies when the question requires outside knowledge to answer, whereas this one contains all the necessary information to answer it. – DonielF Mar 15 at 17:42

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