[b-hebrew] $wbb from two roots?
ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Thu Apr 15 12:24:56 EDT 2004
On Thu 15 Apr 2004 (09:13:20 +0200), leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il wrote:
> Nice. But $WBB also has the implied meaning of "rebelious". Look at
> the word-play in Jer. 3:14, "$uvu banim $ovavim" - "turn back,
> rebelious children".
Indeed! Compare Hosea 14:4 'eR:Pa' M:$uWBaTaM. "I will heal their
backsliding". "One who turns back" is a "backslider" almost by definition.
Revd Ben Crick, BA CF ZFC Yb
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