Kevin W. Woodruff
cierpke at prodigy.net
Sun Sep 17 17:31:19 EDT 2000
It's not a typo. The Talmud (Sanhedrin 95a) says that the mem was closed
when God decided to make Hezekiah the Messiah and then changed his mind when
Hezekiah did not prove worthy. Other suggest some type of mark that
something has dropped out of the text
At 06:50 AM 9/17/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>> At 07:04 PM 9/16/00 -0700, Dave Washburn wrote:
>> >> In Isaiah 9:7 the letter mem has occurred in the middle of word, but the =
>> >> form is final. Anybody have explications?
>> >What edition are you looking at? In my BHS, 9:7 doesn't have a
>> >mem anywhere.
>> Look at the first word of Is 9:6. This is one of the places where the
>> versification differs between the Hebrew bible and its English version.
>Ah, OK. It looks like a typo to me, but perhaps someone with
>access to the facsimile edition of the Leningrad Codex can
>enlighten us as to whether it's in the ms or not.
>"Éist le glór Dé."
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