Fw: b-hebrew

Bryan Rocine brocine at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 20 16:38:59 EDT 1999


The following is forwarded on behalf of:
----- Original Message -----
From: Theodore H Mann <thmann at juno.com>
>
> I recently purchased a new English translation of the OT,
published by
> Living Stream Ministry in Anaheim, CA.  I have owned their
NT for some
> years, and have not been too favorably impressed with it.
I know enough
> Greek to be somewhat critical ( in the healthy sense ),
but  I know
> nothing at all of Hebrew.  On a video they supplied, the
following few
> comments about their OT were made, and I wonder what the
experts might
> have to say:
>
>    1.  They primarily used the Leningrad Codex.  Would
responsible
> translators do this?
>
>    2.  They used the Dead Sea Scrolls for Isaiah 14:4.
Same question as
> above.
>
>    3.  They translate Ps. 104:16 as: "The trees of Jehovah
are full of
> sap, the cedars of Lebanon, which He planted..."  Does
this seem like an
> acceptable                            translation?
>
>    4.  They translate YHWH as Jehovah throughout ("
Jehovah is my
> shepherd...", for example, for Ps.23 ).
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Dr. Theodore "Ted" Mann
> thmann at juno.com
> http://www.homestead.com/eIXQUS/index.html
> http://www.homestead.com/eLOGOS/index.html
>
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