[b-hebrew] 1 Kings 12:33 (was Hebrew calendar)
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Mon Aug 30 12:31:19 EDT 2004
Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org> wrote:
1 Kings 12:33, "on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, in the month
that HE ALONE HAD DEVISED".
A more accurate translation of the highlighted biblical words above -- )a$er bada)
milibo -- would be "that he had invented in his heart" ; the same phrase occurs also in Neh. 6:8.
BD -- "empty, idle, (invented) talk" as in Job 11:3 and elsewhere may well originate from the above.
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