How did the Star of David’s Two Triangles become the Symbols for the Four Elements?

How did the Star of David’s Two Triangles become the Symbols for the Four Elements?

The Greeks proposed the existence of five basic elements. Of these, four were the physical elements – Fire, Air, Water and Earth – of which the entire world is composed. Alchemists eventually associated four triangular symbols to represent these elements.

– Elemental-Symbols, Catherine Beyey, About.com, Altreligion.about.cm (http://altreligion.about.com/od/westernocculttradition/ig/Elemental-Symbols/)

The LORD Creates Adam from Water, Earth, Air and Fire

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Man = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Adam = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Man
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Streams came up from the Earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living soul.

– Genesis 2:6-7
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Man = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Adam = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Man
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+ WATER: Streams came up from the Earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. (Genesis 2:6)
+ EARTH: Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground. (Genesis 2:7)
+ AIR: And breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. (Genesis 2:7)
+ FIRE: And the man became a living soul. (Genesis 2:7)
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Man = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Adam = Water + Earth + Air + Fire = Man
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Element of Fire’s Physical, Material, Chronological, Celestial, Mythical, and Spiritual Characteristics

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A Complete List of the Element of Fire’s Physical, Material, Chronological, Celestial, Mythical, and Spiritual Characteristics

The Physical
Archangel: Michael
Direction: South
Position: Right

The Material
Quality: Hot, Dry
Color: Red
Symbol: Upright Triangle

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The Chronological
Time: Noon
Season: Summer
Lifetime: Youth

The Celestial
Moon: Full Moon
Planet: Sun, Mars
Zodiac: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

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The Mythical
Ikon: Circle
Talisman: Sword
Elemental: Dragons

The Spiritual
Name of God: Y (Yod)
Old Testament: Isaiah
New Testament: Mark
Angelic Creature: Lion

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Triangle Basics of Elemental Symbolism

The Triangle Basics of Four Elements Symbolism

EARTH: A downward-pointing triangle with a horizontal
line through it, a triangle pointing down and with a horizontal line through the middle of it.
WATER: A downward-pointing triangle, a triangle pointing down.
AIR: An upward-pointing triangle with a horizontal line through it, A triangle pointing up and with a horizontal line through the middle of it,
FIRE: An upward-pointing triangle,.a triangle pointing up.