[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".
>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).
>>Jim West, ThD
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Dr. Yigal Levin
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga TN 37403-2598

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