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In Judeo-Christian mythology, the Guf(or Guph or even Gup) (Hebrew "to be hollow") also called the Otzar (Hebrew for "treasury") is the Hall of Souls located in the Seventh Heaven. Every time an infant is born, this is where its soul comes from. Folklore says sparrows can see the soul's descent and this explains their song. But a day will come when the sparrow sings no more, because there are only a finite number of souls in The Guf. It's when the last soul is used, The Guf is empty and the world will end. The first infant born without a soul, born dead as a soulless child must be, heralds the death of the world, and so is called The Final Sign. The Guph must be empty for the Messiah to come. Judeo-Christian (or Judaeo-Christian) is a term used to describe the body of concepts and values which are thought to be held in common by Judaism and Christianity, and typically considered (along with classical Greco-Roman civilization) a fundamental basis for Western legal codes and moral values. ... Well of Souls can mean several things: 1. ... Seventh Heaven is a 1927 silent film that was one of the first films to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture (then called Best Picture, Production). The film was written by H.H. Caldwell (titles), Benjamin Glazer, Katherine Hilliker (titles), and Austin Strong (play), and directed by... Folklore is the body of verbal expressive culture, including tales, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs current among a particular population, comprising the oral tradition of that culture, subculture, or group. ... Genera Passer Petronia Carpospiza Montifringilla This article is about the Old World sparrows in the family Passeridae. ... In Judaism, the Messiah (מָשִׁיחַ Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew , Aramaic ) initially meant any person who was anointed by a prophet of God. ...

The Guf is sometimes described as a columbarium, or bird-house. Columbarium niches built into the side of St. ...

The band The Gufs took their name from this place. The Gufs is a pop rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ...

See also

In Christian theology, traducianism is a doctrine about the origin of the soul, in one of the biblical uses of word to mean the immaterial aspect of man (Genesis 35:18, Matthew 10:28). ...

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  • Birds as Souls
  • Preexistence of the Souls of the Righteous
Concepts of Heaven
Christian Kingdom of Heaven | Empyrean | Eden | Paradise | Pearly gates | New Jerusalem
Islam Jannah | Houri | Sidrat al-Muntaha
Greek mythology Elysium | Hesperides | Arcadia | The Form of the Good
Northern Mythology Valhalla | Avalon | Annwn | Mag Mell | Tir nan Og
Mythology Tomoanchan | Aaru | Summerland | Myth of Er
Fiction Aman Valinor | Neverland | Divine Comedy | What Dreams May Come | Shangri-La
Related concepts Utopia | Millennialism | Utopianism | Christian anarchism | Golden age | Afterlife

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