YHVH = haShem

Will Wagers hyle at airmail.net
Thu Aug 26 19:31:31 EDT 1999

>At 09:30 PM 8/24/99 -0400, you wrote:
> >
> >Someone earlier mentioned a book that detailed etymological origins of
> >Biblical Hebrew terms. Could they look this up for us and explain what the
> >book says about SHEM ?  SHEMAYIM? etc. ?
>Etymological studies are interesting enough- but they really do not help
>much in understanding either usage or meaning in context.

I disagree. History is the context of all.

Will Wagers	hyle at airmail.net	     "Reality is the best metaphor."

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