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What is the significance of the opening and closing procreation statements in prohibited meat? And what are these opening and closing procreation statements? Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “procreate” as “to produce children or offspring”.
As an example of the word, it cites “procreate” for animals, as follows: “animals have a natural instinct to procreate”.
To look into the operational definition of The Word on “procreate”, we will review some verses in the “Word” to have a comprehensive and full understanding of the word “procreate”.
This is to understand how to apply the word in human beings and animals. And whether or not the definition and example given by Merriam-Webster dictionary is comprehensive enough.
The “Word” states as follows:
15 God said to Noah, 16 “Go out of the boat with your wife, your sons, and their wives. 17 Take all the birds and animals out with you, so that they may reproduce and spread over all the earth.” 18 So Noah went out of the boat with his wife, his sons, and their wives. 19 All the animals and birds went out of the boat in groups of their own kind. (Genesis 8:15, TEV).
In God’s Word, is there any prohibition/condition pertaining to the act to procreate for animals and birds? None.
For Human Beings:
9 God blessed Noah and his sons and said, “Have (more…)