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very insightful. I like it.
That is the answer I would have given.
@lone77 I never said God did not have a sense of humor, after all I believe He created Humankind in His spiritual image. But, unlike humans I don't believe God's sense of humor results from mischief. Mischief defined is - : a cause or source of harm,
And the outrageous longevity of the early patriarchs! Genesis 5:2 is a clue. I've found evidence that the Kabbalists helped to write Genesis. The clues are subtle, but profound.
It is so true that reading and re-reading is the way to understand scripture better. As you point out, the more we age and progress in our spirituality, the better we are able to understand the metaphors and cryptic statements of scriptures.
@c.v God has many attributes but "michief" isn't one of them.
I believe God has good sense of humor and He plays His mischief for fun!
CV, great answer! Misinterpretation is the province of ego, especially when ego craves to live in only one interpretation.
Come on, CH. Do you really think it's impossible that the Father of all cannot have a sense of humor?