Biblical Humor .. help !

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Sat Feb 24 11:24:06 EST 2001


"Shuhite" == "shoe-height"

Love the French jokes too!

> 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
> problem ...
> So please help !!!
> 
> Wil.
> 
> 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) : sound
s like
> "j'ai eu" in french, which means "i had ...")
> 
> -----Message d'origine-----
> 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
> > passages......
> >
> > 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)
> >
> >
> > Christine
> >
> >
> > >. There was at least one car
> > > in the OT/HB: don't you remember when Moses blazed across the desert in
> > his
> > > Triumph? But then again, nobody knows that there is a game of tennis in
> > the
> > > OT/HB either: I'm sure everyone knows that Joseph served in the courts
> of
> > > pharaoh.
> > >
> > >
> > > Ian
> >
> >
> >
> >
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