[b-hebrew] Ex Pu'ah
peterkirk at qaya.org
Thu Aug 26 17:57:52 EDT 2004
On 26/08/2004 21:50, Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 26/08/2004 20:32, MarianneLuban at aol.com wrote:
>> I am not tossing any missiles. I just gave views. The Bible
>> dictionary in which I looked up "Pu'ah" was compiled by James P.
>> Boyd, hopefully an expert. He treats the Pu'ah of Exodus and the
>> Puah of Judges as the same name. ...
> This is sufficient to prove that he is not an expert, indeed that he
> hasn't even looked at the Hebrew text. You don't get scholarship for
> $3.99 (which I found it offered for); that's the price of a reprint of
> a second rate 19th century work (although I wasn't actually able to
> confirm that this is the original date of this work).
I found the following on the Internet:
> The Self-Pronouncing Bible Dictionary, by James P. Boyd (copyright 1896)
> The Peoples Pocket Dictionary of the Holy Bible as Every Day Companion
> for Teachers and Readers of the Scriptures
> Boyd, James P.
> ... L.W. Walter Company 1878.
and the same title
> Philadelphia and Chicago: P.W. Ziegler & Co. 1888.
I guess what you have is a reprint of one or other of these. Prices at
abebooks start at just $1.
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