Judges 5:30

Henry Churchyard churchyh at ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Sun Sep 26 00:36:21 EDT 1999


> Subject: Re: Judges 5:30
> From: "G. Brooke Lester" <brooke.lester at ptsem.edu>
> Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 09:35:06 -0400

> Henry, You might like James Moffatt:

> "They must be dividing the spoil they have taken,
> a wench or two wenches apiece..."

> The Bible, a New Translation by James Moffatt, NY (Harper and Row, 
> (1934). The translation has many copyright dates from 1922-1954.

Hmmm, "wench" has connotations of 18th century barmaids, and people
dressing up in phony costumes with eyepatches and pretending to be
pirates, but I think it's actually the best translation I've seen so
far...

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Henry Churchyard   churchyh at ccwf.cc.utexas.edu   http://www.crossmyt.com/hc/



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