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Has anyone found a hint for the Big Bang event postulated by modern cosmology, i.e. that the Universe expanded from a "point," in the Genesis account?

Some kind of torah code or other sort of hint. I assume such an important event has a hint in the torah. (regardless whether or not it actually happened, at least looks like it did from a scientific viewpoint)

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    What do you mean by "Big Bang event"? The main chidush associated with that term is that there was a beginning to the Universe, that it didn't exist forever. We don't need Torah codes (or to get too many words in) to find that concept in the Torah. – Isaac Moses Mar 22 '16 at 12:59
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    How about verse 3. – Loewian Mar 22 '16 at 13:49
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    some relevant comments over here: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/68979/… If you'd like, I can type that up as an "official" answer... – Isaac Kotlicky Mar 23 '16 at 14:01
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    "Some kind of torah code or other sort of hint" Why do you assume that the Torah would deliberately place a message composed of letters spaced far apart that could only be deciphered by looking for it, after one already knows about the phenomenon one is looking for, and knows what to search for. Isn't this pretty pointless? – mevaqesh May 18 '16 at 3:20
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    Does the Torah tell me who will win the world series this year? because... wow... I could really use the cash... @mevaqesh – Isaac Kotlicky May 18 '16 at 14:09
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Take a look at the first Ramban in Sefer Bereishis. He makes reference to an idea that Hashem created a "yuli" and created everything else from that. I've seen two explanations for this: one is the atom and the other is the Big Bang.

  • I've heard "yuli" explained as raw energy. – IsraelReader Mar 5 at 8:35
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The Big Bang essentially posits that our world was spawned from another world which the Big Bang event itself remains our only connection to.

This seems to be totally congruous with the idea of bereishis bara elokim.

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    "The Big Bang essentially posits that our world was spawned from another world which the Big Bang event itself remains our only connection to" That was not my understanding. Do you have a source? – mevaqesh May 18 '16 at 4:16
  • "This seems to be totally congruous with the idea of bereishis bara elokim." Why? – mevaqesh May 18 '16 at 4:16
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    "spawned from another world" - there is no evidence whatsoever for this. physicists will tell you anything we say about the origin of the big bang is pure speculation which cannot be tested – ray May 18 '16 at 4:58
  • The BBT ONLY posits the existence of a singularity. Many proponents of BBT might believe in the existence of a universe before that, but that is no more part of the BBT than the fact that many proponents of evolution believe chocolate is the best flavor of ice cream... :) – Isaac Kotlicky May 18 '16 at 14:06
  • @mevaqesh I think the answer is referring to the passage in talmud that states that this universe is only one of a sequences (bara - shis). – Isaac Kotlicky May 18 '16 at 14:08

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