[b-hebrew] Welcome 'Oron' and 'Rahav' to the solar system
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Sat Jan 2 18:23:21 EST 2010
On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 11:45 PM, K Randolph <kwrandolph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why not use the Biblical term מזלות which is plural, used only once in
> Tanakh? With that being the plural, what would have been the singular for
> that noun? There are three possibilities.
> Karl W. Randolph.
The term מזלות is already applied in modern Hebrew to the signs of the zodiac.
It isn't applied to the planets themselves.
As far as I know, this is an old use of the term. Does it specifically
mean "planets" in the Tanakh at some point?
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