[b-hebrew] Re: 22nd Psalm

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Dec 3 18:01:34 EST 2003


On 03/12/2003 13:27, Yigal Levin wrote:

>Yes, the root K(R "ugly" does appear in later Hebrew, though not in the
>Bible as far as I know. But it's spelled with an 'ayin, not aleph.
>
>But even so, what does "my hands and feet are ugly" mean in this context?
>How does it solve the problem?
>
>Yigal
>  
>
Well, it could be more meaningful than "they dug my hands and my feet" 
or "like the lion my  hands and my feet". But the ayin to alef change is 
problematic. The root K(R is not in the Bible, according to BDB.

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