CHESED=Grace

Peter Kirk Peter_Kirk at sil.org
Thu Jan 17 14:05:15 EST 2002


In the context, this is surely a case of the objective genitive which
Søren mentions i.e. God is faithful/loving/committed towards David. NRSV
gets the direction correct with "my steadfast, sure love for David",
although I am not so sure that "love" is appropriate.

Peter Kirk

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lisbeth S. Fried [mailto:lizfried at umich.edu]
> Sent: 17 January 2002 15:54
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> 
> Isaiah 55:3
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Glenn Blank [mailto:glennblank at earthlink.net]
> > Sent: Wed, January 16, 2002 6:37 PM
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >From: "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu>
> > >To: Biblical Hebrew <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> > >Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> > >Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 14:14:36 -0500
> > >
> >
> > >The hesed of David wouldn't refer to his mercy to GOd,
> > >but his loyalty.
> > >Liz
> >
> > Where do you have the "hesed of David" in the Scripture?  I don't
> remember
> > seeing it, only God's "hesed" to David.
> >
> > glenn blank
> > Pensacola FL
> >




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