stoneyb at touchwood.net
Wed Sep 14 09:20:41 EDT 2005
>I don't think "I will be who I will be" answers Moses' question.
> Moses ask "What is your name?" paraphrase.
SB: No, he asks "Suppose they ask 'What's his name', what do I tell
> YHWH answers " I will be who I will be."
> That does not make sense.
SB: *'ehyeh 'asher 'ehyeh* is just an introduction, not the answer,
which comes in the next clause:" Tell them *'ehyeh* sent you."
I heartily recommend those interested in this topic to the exhaustive
and occasionally heated exploration on the b-hebrew list in May, 2001,
with a brief recrudescence on July 20-21. Go to
http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/b-hebrew and click on
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