[b-hebrew] Singers

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Tue Aug 10 03:55:26 EDT 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
To: "b-hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 6:40 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Singers


> Liz:
>
> Except for 1 Kings 10:12 and 2 Chronicles 9:11 and 35:25, all the other
uses of $RYM is by authors who were writing before or were born and reared
before the Galut Babel.
>
> All the uses of M$RRYM is post Galut Babel.
>
> This is a case of language shift over time.
>
> Karl W. Randolph.
>

That's assuming that both the Deut. History AND Qohelet are pre-exilic,
which most scholars would have reservations about.

Yigal





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