CHESED=Grace

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Fri Jan 18 09:35:44 EST 2002


But this is odd

G-d had already made a covenant with the whole Jewish people

Shoshanna




In Isaiah 55:3-5 God extends his
covenant with David to the whole Jewish people (imo).
That covenant *is* the Hesdai Dawid.
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Smith [mailto:kens at 180solutions.com]
> Sent: Thu, January 17, 2002 8:41 PM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
>
>
> I agree that XeSeD isn't merely a synonym for B:RiYT, but the two do
> seem to be related in some instances (see my last email).
>
> Others may disagree, but simple assertions ("It is"/"It isn't"), without
> any explanation or clarification or supporting arguments, aren't very
> helpful to me.  I'm an admitted newcomer, but from what I can tell, this
> list is supposed to be about the Hebrew text and not merely our
> opinions.  The more each post touches on the former, the better.
>
> With that in mind, I would be interested in knowing more of your
> thoughts on the relationship between XeSeD and B:RiYT.  It doesn't seem
> to me that they're synonymous, certainly; but the logic of any number of
> passages seems to indicate that an appeal to the divine XSD is often
> _related_ to themes of covenant and covenantal obligations.
>
> Ken Smith
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shoshanna Walker [mailto:rosewalk at concentric.net]
> > Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 5:25 PM
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> >
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >
> > It's not a synonym for Brit
> >
> > Shoshanna
> >
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