Is God a man of War?
In Exodus 15:3, we find this verse: Exodus 15:3 יְהוָ֖ה אִ֣ישׁ מִלְחָמָ֑ה יְהוָ֖ה שְׁמֽוֹ׃ Exodus 15:3 The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name. Exodus 15:3 yhwh(´ädönäy) ´îš mil•Hämâ yhwh(´ädönäy) šümô The Lord as a warrior is a metaphor about God. It is found in several verses in the bible. This metaphor is known from the ancient world. The idea with using this metaphor is to emphasize the victory is the Lord's achievement, not a human achievement.

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