sin -> samekh in OT/HB

Ian Hutchesson mc2499 at mclink.it
Wed Feb 28 17:17:25 EST 2001


I've just been reading E.Y. Kutscher's analysis of the Hebrew of 1QIsaA to
get more linguistic understanding of the problem of dialects implied in the
DSS and came across a statement he made that samekh (s) for sin ($), which
is to be noted in 1QIsaA, "already appears in the Bible, and is a common
phenomenon in Rabbincal Hebrew." His footnote here was to some work which I
couldn't locate. Does anyone know of examples in the OT/HB of $ -> s?


Thanks,


Ian





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