FW: [b-hebrew] "Hosanna in the highest" in Hebrew?

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Mon Dec 15 08:29:49 EST 2003


A friend of mine (who is trying to find a publisher for
her translation of the NT) had this to say.
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ann Nyland [mailto:accuratebibles at ozemail.com.au]
> Sent: Mon, December 15, 2003 3:14 PM
> To: Lisbeth S. Fried
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] "Hosanna in the highest" in Hebrew?
>
>
> Hi Liz!
> Matthew 21:9 - it means "Hosanna to the highest realms" - in NT times,
> hosanna had come to be used with the dative as a greeting or
> acclamation (as
> in the Didache), no longer "save". "Highest" is the (dative) neuter plural
> plus definite article meaning highest realms, highest places.
>
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> > > [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Christopher V.
> > > Kimball
> > > Sent: Mon, December 15, 2003 3:24 AM
> > > To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> > > Subject: [b-hebrew] "Hosanna in the highest" in Hebrew?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear folks,
> > >
> > > The common expression "Hosanna in the highest" seems to translate to
> > > "Please save in the highest" which doesn't make sense. What's the
> > > original
> > > Hebrew
> > > and where does it come from?
> > >
> > > Chris Kimball
> > >
> > >
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