Isaiah 8:23a

Lee R. Martin lmartin at
Tue Jan 29 09:17:30 EST 2002

1QIs(a) has LW (lamed vav), meaning "to/for him," at the beginning of the
verse, and at the end, has LH (lamed heh), meaning "to her."
Lee R. Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: Lisbeth S. Fried [mailto:lizfried at]
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 5:53 PM
To: Biblical Hebrew
Subject: Isaiah 8:23a

Dear All,
How should one translate 8:23a
and having translated it, what does it mean?

Is it possible grammatically speaking to
change the lo) to a low, as suggested by BHS?
The same is accepted routinely by everyone for

Liz Fried
Ann Arbor

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