[b-hebrew] Daniel 6:27 (time indefinite) II
peter at qaya.org
Thu Nov 17 19:45:46 EST 2005
On 18/11/2005 00:08, Read, James C wrote:
> I'm starting to see your point. 'Forever' certainly has that easy to
> understand feel to it. And in English we tend to use always in a similar
> way e.g.'You'll always be the same.'. Perhaps 'forever' would be a good
> translation if accompanied by a disclaimer style footnote which explains
> that this word may not always mean forever e.g. the levitical priesthood.
Thank you. But I would strongly object to such a footnote as it brings
into the Hebrew Bible text not only the New Testament but a specific
interpretation of it.
> However, even the levitical priesthood lasts for ever in Christian
> as Jesus is viewed as its highpriest. So it is difficult to find even one
> example with future reference that does not last forever.
I agree. Does anyone else still disagree?
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