meaning of golem

Matthew Anstey ansteyfamily at
Tue Sep 10 19:29:17 EDT 2002

Dear all,

A follow-up question I forgot to include:

Jastrow (p.222) notes that the Jer. Talmud III. 50d has "and the other limbs
of the embryo look like a lump, squeezed together". Could someone please
tell me whether golem in this passage is the word translated "embyro" or
"lump"? I don't have access to a copy of this text here.


Matthew Anstey
Semantic Domains of Biblical Hebrew Dictionary Project
United Bible Societies

Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
Faculteit der Godgeleerdheid
Residence: Kambah, ACT, Australia
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