[b-hebrew] Al -Arish & Eres
Yigal-Levin at utc.edu
Tue Jun 3 12:51:00 EDT 2003
At 07:51 AM 6/3/2003 -0700, Uri Hurwitz wrote:
> Yes, Yigal; one of the meanings is trellis and from that - hut; another
is throne which in a broad sense widens to mean bed. The biblical (eres is
definitely related, cf. Akkadian, and ,if memory serves, also in
Ugaritic, but I have no glossary at hand. Interestingly, in late Heb. the
sin becomes a samekh, in the fem. form.
Just in the fem.? What about Xeres, Yaxas, Kabes etc.?
>As for Og's bed dimensions in Deut. 3:11, would'nt he be considered obese
Who would want an iron bed anyway?
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