[b-hebrew] prov 9:7

Yigal Levin Yigal-Levin at utc.edu
Tue Apr 8 14:59:06 EDT 2003


Sorry, that should have been, 
"the one who corrects a scoffer gets reviled,
who shows a wicked man his blemish".



At 02:57 PM 4/8/2003 -0400, Yigal Levin wrote:
>Hi Jim,
>
>In this case, I think JPS got it better - the object of "mumo" - "HIS
>disfigurement", is the wicked man. I'd put it:
>"the one who corrects a scoffer gets reviled,
>who show a wicked man his blemish".
>
>
>Yigal
>
>
>
>At 02:41 PM 4/8/2003 -0400, Jim West wrote:
>>in the view of listers, is it legitimate to translate "mum" (at the end of
>>the verse) as "disfigurement" and hence "beating"?
>>
>>The way I understand the verse is like this-
>>
>>">        the one who reproves a wicked man gets a beating!"
>>
>>any suggestions as to why this may be wrong (if indeed it is wrong).
>>
>>thanks
>>
>>Jim
>>
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