28) The Adversary

The most ancient visual records in existence, some dated prior to the flood, are the Sumerian inscribed objects. These predate the oldest extant (still in existence) biblical documents, and give evidence of the pervasive paganism embraced by humankind since earliest history.

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Ningishzida is a Mesopotamian deity of the underworld. His name in Sumerian is translated as “lord of the good tree” by Thorkild Jacobsen. In Sumerian mythology, he appears in Adapa’s myth as one of the two guardians of Anu’s celestial palace…He was sometimes depicted as a serpent with a human head…Following an inscription found at Lagash, he was the son of Anu, the heavens…He was one of the ancestors of Gilgamesh. Ningishzida is the earliest known symbol of snakes twining around an axial rod. It predates the Caduceus of Hermes, the Rod of Asclepius and the staff of Moses by more than a millennium.

Ningishzida / Lord of the Good Tree matches the biblical reference to Lucifer being in “Eden, the garden of God” where “the LORD God planted a garden…the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.” (Genesis 2:8-9)

The representation of Ningishzida is a bit confusing in that there are two elements portraying the same individual, perhaps reflecting what he once was, and what he became.

Ningishzida apparently once was one of the two guardians of the King of the Gods, portrayed in this image as “the anointed cherub that covereth” with the same composite features described in the Bible of ox, man, lion, and eagle. (Ezekiel 1, Ezekiel 10) On the side, the “four faces” described by Ezekiel are likely an unavoidably inadequate and inaccurate portrayal of a multi-dimensional being, and the Sumerian two-dimensional portrait is taking artistic license with an impossible task.

“…he made two cherubims of gold…One cherub on the end on this side, and another cherub on the other end on that side…And the cherubims spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another…” (Exodus 37:7-9)

Ningishzida also identified himself as having become the main player flanked by the bodyguards. Overthrow of a ruler by a coup led by one of his own high ranking military leaders is a common threat in any government. This is transparently none other than Lucifer.

“O LORD of hosts / armies…that dwellest between the cherubims, thou art the God, even thou alone…”(Isaiah 37:16)

True to form, the path this serpentine being takes through the story is a crooked and often hidden one. We have to piece it together like a homicide investigator. The next biblical account of this fallen angel is found in Job’s account of creation week, an expanded version of the summary in Genesis. We can connect Lucifer with the description of the serpent through the shared attribute of pride, and then to Leviathan and the dragon.

Leviathan [Sea monster]…Upon earth there is not his like, who is made without fear. He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.” (Job 41:1, 33-34)

He [God] divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud…the crooked serpent / nachash (Job 26:6-14)

The Hebrew word for serpent is nachash (where ch is pronounced “k” as in school). We could translate this word as reptile since, at his beginning, he did have legs. This is also evidenced by referring to him, in both Sumerian and Hebrew documents, as the dragon.

“Leviathan…that crooked serpent…the dragon that is in the sea.” (Isaiah 27:1)

This sea is above the firmament, so in outer space AKA the 2nd heaven.

This prototype fire-breathing dragon in the sea of outer space is so important that he warrants an entire chapter in the Bible describing his powerful attributes.

“Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee? Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a servant for ever? Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens? Shall the companions make a banquet of him? shall they part him among the merchants? Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears? Lay thine hand upon him, remember the battle, do no more.

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Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him? None is so fierce that dare stir him up: who then is able to stand before me? Who hath prevented me, that I should repay him? whatsoever is under the whole heaven is mine. I will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion.

gameofthrones15_184Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle? Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about. His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal. One is so near to another, that no air can come between them. They are joined one to another, they stick together, that they cannot be sundered. By his [s]neesings [snortings] a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out. Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron. His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.

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In his neck remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy before him. The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved. His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone. When he raiseth up himself, the mighty are afraid: by reason of breakings they purify themselves. The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon [chain mail]. 

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“He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. The arrow cannot make him flee: slingstones are turned with him into stubble. Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear…Upon earth there is not his like, who is made without fear. He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.” (Job 41)

The pre-flood Sumerian account of their serpent-dragon called Kur attests to Job’s account of nachash at creation.

In the Enuma Elish in Akkadian tablets from the first millennium BC, Kur is part of the retinue of Tiamat, and seems to be a snakelike dragon. In one story the slaying of the great serpent Kur results in the flooding of the earth.

This vague account doesn’t say much, but does provide parallels to the biblical account of of Lucifer / leviathan / dragon involved in bringing chaos / Tiamat through a flood onto the initial creation as described in the biblical account of creation day one followed by the works of darkness.

The Serpentine reptile who tangled with the Adams lost his legs as a result of his first homicidal action against God’s beloved children.

“Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the wo-man, Yea, hath God said, “Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?…lest ye die”…Ye shalt not surely die…

the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed…above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go:” (Genesis 3:1, 14)

Continuing our quest for this reptilian shape-shifter, we find that  “serpent” is also translated from another Hebrew word – seraph. We usually encounter the plural form “seraphim” where “im” ending serves the same pluralizing function in Hebrew as “s” in English. There is a clear connection between the two as the two Hebrew words are freely interchanged and translated into the same word serpent in the following passage.

“And the people spake against God, and against Moses…And the LORD sent fiery serpents / seraphim nachashim among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died. Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against thee; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people. And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery-serpent / seraph, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live. And Moses made a serpent / nachash of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent / nachash had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent / nachash of brass, he lived.” (Numbers 21:5-9)

“…the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage; Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery-serpents / seraphim…(Deuteronomy 8:14-15)

The verb form  means “burning”.  The adjective “fiery” can mean “brilliantly shining” as captured in the image of polished brass.  In another sense this characterizes the power that these beings have over life and death with the use of fire, as with cauterizing a festering wound or inflicting a toxin-induced burning pain or microorganism-induced fever or utter destruction.

“In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the LORD sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke. Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar: And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.” (Isaiah 6:1-6)

7ac260ac81ce8b69f556899677d5518e-sumerian-iranImages of ancient Mesopotamian gods bear a striking resemblance to the biblical description of the seraphim, This would be because they were among the fallen angels.

We know that Lucifer fell from the position of an angelic caste called the cherubim.

“Thus saith the LORD GodThou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so…I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of Godthou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness…(Ezekiel 28:12-17)

The designations of “anointed” and “set” inform us that cherub is a position, not a species. We logically conclude, then, that the looks of cherubim or seraphim described in the Bible are not necessarily intrinsic to all beings in that class, specifically to our study, to Lucifer.

However, Lucifer’s appearance as nachash is so consistent as to give us a means of identification.

“Mysteriously,” virtually identical worship of the serpent in his own form is found in ancient cultures around the world.

reptilian_humanoidThe reality of Lucifer as a hyper-dimensional reptilian being that has been involved with humanity from the beginning of history is supported by the fact that he continues to be worshipped in our own culture in new age religions as:

…Serpent Seraph, Winged Serpent, Dragon, Nachash…alter-Form of HERU’s Second Person. He is the Creator and Maintainer of all worlds and beings. He is the Lord of all time [therefore death, you must realize, Beelzebub], WHO ALONE REMAINS (SESHA) AFTER THE ANNIHILATION OF ANY MATERIAL UNIVERSE! [Emphases in the original.]

It would appear that there really is a species of reptilian aliens whose leader will reveal himself to the world.

“And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy [claiming to be God”. And…the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority…and all the world…worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who…is able to make war with him?…And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them…And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” (Revelation 13)

enkieaSince earliest recorded history the Mesopotamian anthropomorphized version of the Adversary, Enki / Lord of the Earth, was portrayed with “rivers of fresh water flowing from his shoulders”, or more probably, standing between the key rivers Euphrates and Tigris. However it is interpreted, this water represents his claimed aspect of life-giver.

Note also how he stands with one foot on the sea and one on earth – the stance of victory.

“Then cometh the end, when he shall have….put all enemies under his feet.” (I Corinthians 15:24-25)

Ahh, but that verse applies to God’s Chosen son who the Adversary can only mimic. That piece about making war with the saints, and overcoming them whose names are written in the book of life of the Lamb…well, we need to read the entire piece.

“Then cometh the end, when he / the Chosen Son shall have delivered up the kingdom to the Singularity / God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” (I Corinthians 15:24-26)

Those in the know realize that death is not the end of life, it is a glorious transformation to super powers! We don’t fear death when we know how human history ends.

“And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and HIS right foot upon the sea, and HIS left foot on the earth, And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices [in challenge]And…I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not. [Because they are not happening! The Adversary thunders “I will!” and God shuts him up and overrules him with “No, I will!”] 

And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer [ergo, according to quantum physics, no more four dimensional universe and according to the Bible no more death]But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound [the call to war], the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.” (Revelation 10) 

And what is that mystery?

“unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak. But…man…Thou… didst set him over the works of thy hands…Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he [God himself] also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.” (Hebrews 2:5-15)

The only consideration left is – whose side will you be on in that War of the Worlds?

“For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts…But unto you that fear my name / attributes shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.” (Malachi 4:1-2)

The essential message of the Bible is the imperative for humans to choose a protector and benefactor in the rivalry between

  1. God’s promised human Son who remains utterly dependent for all power on his Singularity Father
  2. and a high powered, but self-limited hyper-dimensional Adversary who, because disconnected from the infinite Singularity, must exploit humans as an ongoing source of energy.

When you put it that way, the choice seems obvious, doesn’t it?

For those who believe in spirit beings, this is where you fight for your life and the lives of those you love.

For those who don’t believe in hyper dimensional reality, i.e. the algebra of m = E/c2, this is where you’re toast before you even got a chance to fight.

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