the english word for "Jew"
Lisbeth S. Fried
lizfried at umich.edu
Thu Jun 13 11:45:40 EDT 2002
Perhaps, Dear Ian, you would like to enlighten me
and correct my error. What is my "uninformed gaff" please?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Goldsmith [mailto:iangoldsmith1969 at yahoo.co.uk]
> Sent: Thu, June 13, 2002 11:39 AM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: the english word for "Jew"
> Before this thread descends into idle speculation and
> the inevitable offence (if not incurred already) of
> some sort or other can we please, as Maurice already
> requested, stick to questions
> related to biblical Hebrew.
> > The problem that many people have is that the NT
> > provides Jesus'
> > genealogy
> > as descending from the Judean kings, and then it has
> > him say that
> > Jews are descended from the devil. Since people
> > don't want to have Jesus
> > himself be descended from the devil (!) they go
> > through all kinds of
> > convolutions
> > to deny that the Kings of Judah are Jews!
> Perhaps if you were to read and understand this greek
> text better Liz it would save you from making such
> uninformed gaff as this. Please don't provoke the
> entire Christian membership of list with sort of off
> topic fable.
> Ian Goldsmith.
> Dibrah Torah kilshone bnei-adam
> 'The Torah spoke in the language of ordinary men.'
> Berakot 31b
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