[b-hebrew] Re: Compound Words in Hebrew

George F. Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Fri Jul 2 09:04:52 EDT 2004

On Fri, 02 Jul 2004 07:27:01 -0500 "Eduard C Hanganu"
<eddhanganu at hotmail.com> writes:
> Hi!
> The Hebrew word in Daniel 8:11 which was translated "daily 
> sacrifice" in KJV 
> and NIV and "regular burnt offering"in NRS is TAMID. Does TAMID 
> cover only 
> the morning-evening in the earthly sanctuary, or the evening-morning 
> ? I 
> understand TAMID to mean the round-the-clock service in the 
> sanctuary, both 
> morning-evening and evening-morning. I also understand that 
> Daniel 8:14 refers to the same TAMID which was taken away by the 
> little horn 
> and is restored after 2300 TAMIDS - or SANCTUARY DAYS which includes 
> the 
> regular morning and evening lambs, the regular lamp burning at 
> night, and 
> everything else that happened in the Sanctuary service - the TAMID. 
> If you 
> do a search on the word TAMID in the BHS you will see that TAMID 
> covers 
> every aspect of the sanctuary service- the CONTINUAL or ROUND THE 
> As all translations are interpretations, the fact that the 
> Septuagint and 
> the Theodotion translators translated EREB-BOQUER as "DAYS" is 
> interesting 
> to note, but of little value when one attempts to understand the 
> meaning of 
> the original text.
> Regards,
> Eduard

You might read the tractate TAMID in the Fifth division of the Mishah on
"Holy Things"  _The Mishnah_, tr. Jacob Neusner, 1988.  


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