Psalm 73:1

Peter Kirk Peter_Kirk at sil.org
Sun Apr 14 18:04:16 EDT 2002


No, there is no Elohim at the start of the verse. In MT there is only
one word for God, right in the middle. LXX is a very literal translation
of MT here (not sure what it's "wn" is though).

Peter Kirk

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Ross [mailto:wross at farmerstel.com]
> Sent: 12 April 2002 16:03
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: Psalm 73:1
> 
> <Peter>
> >>"Surely good to [the] upright [is] El,
> Elohim to [the] clean-ones [of] heart".
> 
> <Bill>
> How strained is that reading? Is it "very comfortable?"
> 
> Doesn't Elohim appear at the beginning of the sentence as well?:
> 
> ie: "Surely Elohim is good to [the] upright of El,
> Elohim to [the] clean-ones [of] heart".
> 
> LXX has Israel:
> 
> Psalms 73:1  (72:1) qalmov tw asaf wv agayov tw israhl o yeov toiv
euyesi
> th
> kardia
> 
> Bill Ross
> 
> 
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