kens at 180solutions.com
Fri Jan 18 13:09:41 EST 2002
TNWR occurs at:
In most of these, it just means "oven" (i.e., for baking). In Is. 31:9,
it's symbolic of God's presence in Jerusalem, and is parallel to )WR
("fire"). In Hosea it's a metaphor for the people's lust and sin; in
Ps. 21:10, for the divine justice.
But Gen. 15:17 is the only occurrence of TNWR ($N in the MT.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Hill [mailto:bhebrew at hotmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 10:35 AM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: Gen 15:17
> Thanks Trevor for the language clarification. I appreciate the help.
> Does anyone know if and where this word designated "firepot"
> appears again in the Hebrew text? Is it a generic term for "firepot"?
> Also, is the wording of the phrase ("smoking firepot, and a blazing
> torch") used here unique or does it appear again in the Scriptures?
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