Bereshit

jwest at highland.net jwest at highland.net
Sun Aug 6 16:16:09 EDT 2000


> Shalom Haverim/Haverot
> 
> Is possible translate "tohu vabohu" in Bereshit 1:2 as "*go back*
> without form and empty" ?
> 
> Daladier Lima
> Brazil


I dont see how you could.  Where are you getting "go back" from?  Bereshit?  
But that is not a possibility.  The preposition wont bear that rendering- in my 
view- and the phoneme to which it is attached wont either.

best,

Jim







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