[b-hebrew] Gen. 2:25 and 3:1

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Oct 29 17:12:19 EST 2003

On 29/10/2003 10:34, Karl Randolph wrote:

>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.
Karl, you may well be right, but the concept of roots to which you 
appeal here is a theoretical etymological construct every bit as 
speculative as the ones which we were discussing a few weeks ago.

Peter Kirk
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peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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