CHESED=Grace

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Thu Jan 17 18:08:55 EST 2002


I actually think here it stands for the whole
relationship between God and David, it's a
synonym for the brit.
What do you think?
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Kirk [mailto:Peter_Kirk at sil.org]
> Sent: Thu, January 17, 2002 2:05 PM
> To: 'Lisbeth S. Fried'; 'Biblical Hebrew'
> Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
>
>
> 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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