[b-hebrew] Explain translation of "Asherah" as "grove" in 2Kings 23.7?
Harold R. Holmyard III
hholmyard at ont.com
Wed Jul 14 11:03:21 EDT 2004
HH: Kitchen has a discussion of the figures in that image, but I
can't remember the details.
>And since when is a final HE in an inscription "in Hebrew"
>translated as "his" rather than "her"?
HH: Sometimes in the OT one finds H used as a masculine suffix,
though it is not common. See GKC 91b, e. Examples given there include
)HLH in Gen 9:21, 12:8, 13:3, and 33:21; NXH in Num 10:36; LXH in
Deut 34:7, and numerous others.
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