[b-hebrew] stones in Exodus 1:16
Ben and Jo Crick
ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Wed Jul 30 18:12:05 EDT 2003
On Wed 30 Jul 2003 (14:25:54), kwrandolph at email.com wrote:
> Exodus 1:16 seems to use stones in a very colloquial way to refer to
> a body part, identical as we do in English. Do I read this correctly?
> Out of the 126 times stones is used in plural, this is the only such
You must be referring to Leviticus 21:20
... 'oW M:RoWaX 'a$eK
... or hath his stones broken (KJV); ... or damaged testicles (NIV).
'eBeN is a stone; 'e$eK is a testicle. It seems to be a hapax in BHS.
Do you really mean Exodus 1:16?
Revd Ben Crick BA CF, and Mrs Joanna (Goodwin) Crick
<ben.crick at argonet.co.uk>
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