[b-hebrew] Gen. 2:25 and 3:1
kwrandolph at email.com
Wed Oct 29 13:34:51 EST 2003
The two words have different roots. In Genesis 2:25 the root is from (RH and in 3:1 it is (RM. What we see is convergence because of phonetic spelling instead of etymological spelling as in English.
Karl W. Randolph.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dgahler782 at aol.com
> Can anyone give me the etymology of arumim and arum - passive participles, I
> assume, but with very different translations. Could it be proven,
> etmologically, that the translation of arum in Gen. 3:1 should properly be "naked" (i.e
> the snake was hairless) ? Thx.
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