[b-hebrew] 1 Sam 5:6 ; Mice & Rats & Plague

Joel Nothman jnothman at student.usyd.edu.au
Thu Apr 29 05:47:09 EDT 2004


On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 3:57:41 +0000, <david.kimbrough at CHARTER.NET> wrote:

> Karl,
>
> Before rambling on about rats and fleas, does BH, or even
> Modern Hebrew have different words for rat and mouse?

I find "chulda" = het.vav.lamed.dalet.heh as opposed to "achbar" =  
ayin.kaf.bet.resh from MH.
The dictionary from onlinebible.com (through Davar) tranlsates chulda as  
weasel.

- Joel

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