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Wed Jul 15 23:19:30 EDT 1998
Other examples of this idiom are Deu 24:15 in which a worker sets his heart
upon his wages and Jer 22:27 in which exiles desire to return to their
home. Also see Psa 24:4, Pro 19:18, Jer 44:14, Hos 4:8
> From: Glen Johnson <glenpjohnson at email.msn.com>
> To: Biblical Hebrew <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> Subject: Psalm 25:1
> Date: Monday, July 13, 1998 11:39 AM
> What is the meaning of NAFSHI 'ESSA' (NEFESH NASA') in Psalm 25:1? The
> phrase occurs in Psalm 86:4 and 143:8.
> Does it mean "I desire You" or is "I communicate with You my emotions,
> desires and passions?" I'm not trying to limit your options, but I am
> sharing with you the options that appear most likely to me.
> Glen Johnson
> Seattle, Washington
B. M. Rocine
Living Word Church
6101 Court St. Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13208
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