Fwd: Re: [b-hebrew] paraphrase Bible versions
uhurwitz at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 6 12:56:47 EST 2005
Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org> wrote:
On 06/01/2005 15:48, Uri Hurwitz wrote:
> UH: this is a convenient illustration that more than one correct translation is possible from an origional. Contrary to Leman, the first possibility looks perfectly alright; it is intelligible ...
To you, who are used to this Hebrew idiom. Maybe to well-educated
English speakers. But this kind of usage can be very confusing to less
UH: I thought that the use in English of 'heart" for "self" was quite common; cf. heart to heart talk, etc. ect.
But this was really besides my point that various good translations of the same original text are possible. Harold suggested another good one.
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