[b-hebrew] Proverbs 5:16 - a declaration or a question ?

Maurice A. O'Sullivan mauros at iol.ie
Sun Dec 26 18:41:10 EST 2004

At 22:46 26/12/2004, Yigal Levin wrote:

>I see no reason at all to read this as a question.

  " The Hebrew text can be read as a question or as a statement of 
consequence, and HOTTP accepts both as ways to understand the first line. 
"  Reyburn, W. D., & Fry, E. M. (2000). A handbook on Proverbs. UBS 
handbook series;

As HOTTP = Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, an international team of 
scholars preparing BH Quinta, this view deserves consideration at the very 
least, don't you think?

Maurice A. O'Sullivan  [ Bray, Ireland ]
mauros at iol.ie

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