[b-hebrew] Prov 21:4

Yigal Levin Yigal-Levin at utc.edu
Tue Jul 15 13:12:00 EDT 2003


Jim,

"Ner" with a tsere is a lamp; "Nir" with a hireq (like here; although I
think there are MT manuscripts that have "ner") is a plowed furrow.
Assuming that this reading is correct, the wicked sows sin.

Yigal


At 12:44 PM 7/15/2003 -0400, Jim West wrote:
>"ner" can here be vocalized as "tillage" or "lamp".  Neither is really very
>clear here, though "tillage" makes sense in the second cola- yet the cola
>doesn't match up with the first.  And lamp... how can a lamp be wicked or
sin?
>
>Any help out yonder....
>
>Jim
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