George Athas gathas at
Wed Jan 16 05:52:47 EST 2002

> The second question might refer to a different word altogether--khesed,
> which is notoriously difficult to translate into English but probably gets
> rendered both as "righteousness" and "charity" in English versions. It is
> often understood as something like "covenant faithfulness," but I don't
> know that that really captures the sense either. 

It's not that hard to translate CHESED into English. I go for either "commitment" or "devotion".

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