Zechariah 1.16 YHWH's return

Liz Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Tue Apr 3 10:31:26 EDT 2001


You also have the return announced in Isaiah 52:8.
The return of the vessels is the return of YHWH (52:11-12).
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: peterg45 at excite.com [mailto:peterg45 at excite.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 8:22 PM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: Zechariah 1.16
>
>
> Hi
>    I friend and I are having a discussion concerning the "glory
> of the Lord"
> departing from the Temple in Jerusalem, as related by Ezekiel. He claims
> that it never returned. However, I claim that Zechariah proclaims to the
> returned exiles that God has returned--Zechariah 1.16. The RSV translates:
> "I have returned" (the verb form is "shabti" (qal perf.). The NIV
> translates
> it as: "I will return." The NKJV translates it: "I am
> returning.". Gesenius
> Grammar is about as specific as BilClinton talking about his relationship
> with Monica.
>    Does anyone out there have a suggestion on how this particular qal
> perfect is to be translated, and why?
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________________
> Send a cool gift with your E-Card
> http://www.bluemountain.com/giftcenter/
>
>
>
> ---
> You are currently subscribed to b-hebrew as: [lizfried at umich.edu]
> To unsubscribe, forward this message to
> $subst('Email.Unsub')
> To subscribe, send an email to join-b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu.
>




More information about the b-hebrew mailing list