[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53:8

Vadim Cherny vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Sun Dec 12 15:33:08 EST 2004

Karl Randolph wrote:

> You wrote, "Take Gen 9:26, which Harold brings forward as the most relevant to singular. Canaan will the slave of Shem. Of course, Noah does not speak of one person becoming a slave to another, but rather of their posterity. The collective plural of the people of Shem is lmo."

Verses 26 and 27 here say nothing about the posterity, just the individuals are named. Saying that it refers to the posterity is not exegesis, but eisegesis, where you are adding to the text. <

Canaan did not physically became a slave to Shem. Noah prophecied about the posterity.

Vadim Cherny

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