[b-hebrew] Re: g(r Psa. 106:9

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Sat Dec 18 09:18:58 EST 2004


On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 14:46:28 +0200 "Vadim Cherny"
<vadim_lv at center-tv.net> writes:
> PR$ could be either "horse" or "horseman."  If it is taken as referring
to horsemen, then it might seem likely that X"YLW would refer to foot
soldiers.  I think it more  likely that it should be taken as "his
horses" and to understand X"YLW as referring to the warriors who rode in
the chariots -- no foot soldiers involved.  The fact that this is a
pursuit of a group which already had a head start would indicate that
speed was of the essence and  would thus militate against the use of
foot. <

Chariots alone cannot fight a battle.

Vadim Cherny
Is this based on something in the text?

george
gfsomsel
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