Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Wed Nov 17 20:21:14 EST 1999

At 12:15 AM -0600 11/17/99, Mitchell Gray wrote:
>Dear list-members,
>How would you translate the following:
>kurios ektisen me archn odwn autou eis erga autou
>By the way, this is Prov. 8:22 in the LXX.

Interesting, in that this differs considerably from the MT. I would read
this as "The Lord created me as the source/beginning of his ways to his
works/deeds." I think it is "Wisdom" (HOKHMA) that is speaking here, isn't

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