[b-hebrew] Isaiah 9:6 Wonderful Counselor
jwest at highland.net
Thu Dec 30 18:02:04 EST 2004
At 06:47 PM 12/30/2004, you wrote:
>This is not the first time that you have stated this. The first time I
>let it pass,
magnanimous of you!
> but you persist in repeating what is factually incorrect.
well it seems you are right; my memory failed me and so when I checked the
grammars, the copulative is required. My bad.
>There is no hendiadys involved here. To qualify as hendiadys there must
>be a copula between the two terms. Absent a copula this is not
so it seems. Nonetheless (you knew that was coming) the translation
"wonderful counselor" is still more efficient than "wonderful, counselor"
as a reflection of the participle and the noun.
>Yes, I know. This is a TERRIBLE error! He references the English
>versification rather than the Hebrew! He should be drawn and quartered.
>Seriously now, this may be an incorrect practice, but if you know that
>the systems differ then I would say it is NBD (no big deal). Do try to
>not be utterly pedantic.
Exactly and absolutely! And i'll let the last sentence pass and chalk it
up to the fact that you didn't eat a proper dinner.
Jim West, ThD
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