[b-hebrew] "about" Josh. 7:4-5

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Wed Dec 15 16:08:36 EST 2004


On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 21:24:23 +0200 "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
writes:
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "George F Somsel" <gfsomsel at juno.com>
> > Unless I am misreading the text, the entry in BDB under "K" seems 
> to
> > indicate that it can be used to express EITHER an exact or an 
> approximate
> > number.  You might check it out and see what you think it's 
> saying.
> >
> > george
> > gfsomsel
> > ___________
> >
> But what would the author have to gain by saying "and they killed 
> EXACTLY 36
> men"?
> 
> Yigal
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________

It wouldn't be specifically "they killed EXACTLY 36 men" but "they killed
by number 36 men."

george
gfsomsel
___________



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