[b-hebrew] Limmuday (Isa 8:16)

Karl Randolph kwrandolph at email.com
Tue Jun 15 02:01:06 EDT 2004


Why should this verse have anything to do with disciples? Why not ”in my learning“? It makes sense that way too.

Karl W. Randolph.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Shai Heijmans" <shaih at post.tau.ac.il>

> Hi all,
> I would like to hear your opinion about an idea I have regarding Isaiah
> 8:16.
> All translations identify "limmuday" with "desciples" (NRSV gives: "bind
> up the testimony, seal the teaching among my disciples"), as do HALOT
> and BDB.
> Yet it doesn't really fit: if the disciples will get the law, why should
> it be *sealed* in them?

> Thanks,
> Shai
> --
> Shai Heijmans
> Dpt. of Hebrew and Semitic Languages
> Tel Aviv University
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