[b-hebrew] JPS Daniel 9:27
sethknorr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 17:23:48 EDT 2010
I was reading the JPS on Daniel 9:27 which read "And he shall make a firm
I was wondering if this is a proper translation, since the word for "make /
cut" (KRT / karath) which is generally present, is not found in the Hebrew.
Ie. Ezekiel 34:25 "And I will make [ KRT / (karath) ] with them a covenant"
In my research of covenants in the bible, it seems like (KRT / karath) is
I noticed that Christian translations of Daniel 9:27 leave out "make."
With the way it is worded, is it better to translate as strengthening /
confirming a covenant that already exists? Or could it go either way; it may
or may not mean the creation of a new covenant?
Thanks for any advice.
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