[b-hebrew] Genesis 1:9,24; 2:19

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sun Nov 9 08:41:40 EST 2003


Hi Sam,

The Hebrew word used in 1:9 is yabbashah, from yabesh, which means "dry". n
1:24 the word is arec, "land". In 2:19 the word is adamah, "earth", from
which "Adam" was created.

Yigal



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Subject: [b-hebrew] Genesis 1:9,24; 2:19


> Can anyone help me with the NIV translation: did they translated "land"
> and "dry ground" from the same hebrew word?  And are there different
shades of
> meaning that are missing from the NIV translation?
>
> Thanks,
> Sam Lee
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