[b-hebrew] Jeremiah 7:22
Harold R. Holmyard III
hholmyard at ont.com
Wed Mar 1 19:50:56 EST 2006
>Thank you to those who replied. It seems some list members share the same
>misunderstanding which appears to have driven the NIV translators into
>``fixing'' this verse. The sacrifices were not invented with the giving of
>the Sinai covenant. Earlier the patriarchs sacrificed (see for example Gen
>15:7-21, Gen 22:13, Gen 31:54 or Gen 46:1).
HH: I don't remember anybody saying that the sacrifices were invented
with the giving of the Sinai covenant. However, it is probable that
some of the forms are unique. God gives particular requirements for
each one which likely would not have been known otherwise.
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