Biblical Humor .. help !
wil2 at ifrance.com
Fri Feb 23 12:04:45 EST 2001
Well ... sorry, but i'm only a poor frenchy, and i must admit that i didn't
undertood the joke about "Bildad the Shuhite" ...
Well, i'm also a great beginner in hebrew, it's probably explaining my
So please help !!!
PS: i've got two jokes but in french ... for educationnal purpose only so
1) Who is the richest man in the bible ... Jéthro (Exode 3:1) : sounds like
"j'ai trop" in french, which means "i have too much ..."
2) Who is the poorest man in the bible ... Jéhu (1 Kings 16:1) : sounds like
"j'ai eu" in french, which means "i had ...")
De : Charles David Isbell [mailto:cisbell at home.com]
Envoyé : vendredi 23 février 2001 06:03
À : Biblical Hebrew
Objet : Re: Biblical Humor
Don't forget the shortest man in the Bible, Bildad the Shuhite.
And for the Christians on the list, the most awkward man in the gospels was
the father of the Prodigal son, who "went out to meet [his returning son]
and fell on his neck."
Charles David Isbell
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christine Bass" <christinebass at home.com>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 5:23 PM
Subject: Re: Biblical Humor
> Ian, you cracked me up with your humorous application of these two
> What inspired you? Whatever, I love a little humor with my scripture.
> It's good for the health.
> "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine..." (Prov 17:22)
> >. There was at least one car
> > in the OT/HB: don't you remember when Moses blazed across the desert in
> > Triumph? But then again, nobody knows that there is a game of tennis in
> > OT/HB either: I'm sure everyone knows that Joseph served in the courts
> > pharaoh.
> > Ian
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