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Why is that in many Eastern religions, the serpent (snake) is a symbol of divinity? ( see below)


But in Christianity, it's, a symbol of evil (the devil)?

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Tamara Wilhite (tamarawilhite) says

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    Oztinato 12 months ago

    Numbers 21:9 is a rare example of a positive serpent healing symbol in the Bible (used by moses to heal snake bites.)

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 12 months ago

    Hippocratic oath and the Medical Doctor symbol are very interesting.


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The Medicine Man (vveasey) says

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    peter565 12 months ago

    I wonder why snake become a god symbol? Snakes are scary

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Alexander James Guckenberger (Guckenberger) says

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