[b-hebrew] Genesis 3:15 and order of ideas

Moshe Shulman mshulman at ix.netcom.com
Wed Dec 22 10:18:17 EST 2004

At 09:08 AM 12/22/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>Dear Chris,
>>I cannot find any demonstrable instance in the Tanakh of zara( taking a
>>masculine noun or pronoun as its subject and meaning "to impregnate." Can
>>someone point me to attestations that I have overlooked?
>HH: What follows is not the Tanakh, and the grammar of the passage is 
>debated (the KJV thought that Sarah conceived seed), but the best 
>interpretation of Heb 11:11 follows the path of the NIV:

You cannot be seriously arguing from Greek usage to Hebrew meaning. 

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