Job 42.13

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Tue Sep 28 10:36:01 EDT 1999


At 07:54 AM 9/28/99 +0000, you wrote:
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>Listers,
><BR>I was listening to a series of lectures on Job, which are great.&nbsp;
>However, when he gets to 42.13 he states that Job received 14 new sons,
>3 daughters.&nbsp; Where is the '14' coming from?&nbsp; The NIV and NRSV
>both have 7, with no footnotes to the contrary or any notes for textual
>difficulties.

The unusual dual form of shibana and the connection with 1 Chr 25:5 have led
a few to render 14 here.

Best,

Jim

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