What are Hebrew words for hen and egg?
ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Thu Dec 6 17:15:52 EST 2001
On Thu 6 Dec 2001 (12:54:57), dstabno at lifeway.com wrote:
> For eggs see Deut 22:6; Job 39:14 and Isaiah 10:14. I didn't find any
> chickens -- so I guess THAT answers which came first.
In Delitzsch's /Hebrew-English New Testament/ we have words for 'hen'
and for 'chickens' or 'brood' at Matthew 23:37 and Luke 13:34.
'Hen' is TaR:N:GoLeT and 'chickens' are 'P:RoXoWT in both places, rendering
the Greek ORNIS and NOSSIA respectively.
Revd Ben Crick, BA CF and Mrs Joanna (Goodwin) Crick
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