[b-hebrew] Prov 24

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Tue Aug 19 12:18:59 EDT 2003


There are a couple of things in Prov 24 that are odd to me:
first,
verse 7 has the word "corals" - but its translated "too high" or some such.
Now to me "corals" makes perfect sense because the line says "wisdom is like
coral for a fool"- how? simply put, attaining wisdom for a fool is like
obtaining coral for the poor.

the second difficulty is found in vv 10-12.  I just dont get it.  what is
being described here?

thanks

Jim

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Quartz Hill School of Theology
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies

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