[b-Hebrew] 22 nd Psalm

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Nov 24 11:53:04 EST 2003

On 24/11/2003 08:30, David Kimbrough (CLWA) wrote:

> ... However, translating KRYH as the NIV seems to me to have has
>the opposite sense (assuming, as we both do that it does not apply to the
>earlobe), piercing the ear results in deafness (a broken eardrum). ...
No, I don't assume this! Of course the awl in Exodus 21:6 (also Deut 
15:17) went through the earlobe or perhaps the upper part of the outer 
ear, not the eardrum. I just said that the purpose was not for wearing 

Peter Kirk
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