[b-hebrew] LORD RE: Dave W
dwashbur at nyx.net
Thu Feb 13 14:39:16 EST 2003
On Thursday 13 February 2003 12:53, Polycarp66 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/13/2003 2:49:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> mattharris73 at yahoo.com writes:
> > When you wrote the following I was unsure of the meaning. YHWH cannot
> > substitute for YHWH can it?
> > What is the most common substitution for YHWH then, is it (DNY? Surely,
> > if there are substitions there must be one that is the most frequent.
> > Dave Washburn <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:Rolf... You keep saying that 'el
> > is the most
> > common substitution for YHWH in the scrolls... There is no "most common"
> > substitution, and in reality 'el is in the minority. The most common
> > reading
> > for YHWH in the scrolls is, oddly enough, YHWH.
> Dave will, of course, need to speak for himself, but as I read this he was
> saying that in most cases there is NO substitution fir YHWH but that it
> appears in its own guise.
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