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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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.

Element of Water’s Physical, Material, Chronological, Celestial, Mythical, and Spiritual Characteristics

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

The Physical
Archangel: Gabriel
Direction: West
Position: Rear

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The Material
Quality: Cold, Wet
Color: Blue
Symbol: Inverted Triangle

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The Chronological
Time: Dusk
Season: Fall
Lifetime: Adult

The Celestial
Moon: Waning Moon
Planet: Moon, Venus
Zodiac: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

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The Mythical
Ikon: Circle w/ Line
Talisman: Cup
Elemental: Mermaids

The Spiritual
Name of God: H (Heh)
Old Testament: Daniel
New Testament: John
Angelic Creature: Eagle

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