singular and plural for Isaiah's servant
Dan.Wagner at datastream.net
Fri Jan 19 19:28:35 EST 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liz Fried [mailto:lizfried at umich.edu]
> Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 19:14
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: singular and plural for Isaiah's servant
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Wagner [mailto:Dan.Wagner at datastream.net]
> > > 3rd-I doesn't like Cyrus being called the Servant, Messiah, etc.
> > OK, this explains my posted question: "[Why would your
> > "Trito-Isaiah" insert
> > it, anyway?]." But if you're right, he didn't do a good job
> > editing the text
> > of Isa. 45:1 where Cyrus is called God's "messiah."
> Redactors don't subtract, they just add.
Who imposed that rule upon them? How can we know that? Are we at liberty to
make them do whatever we want? Why wouldn't they want to subtract to
accomplish their subtle agenda? What could prevent them?
(Obviously i don't accept RC, at least not on this kind of a theological
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