[b-hebrew] Re: Genesis 1:6-7, 8:1, Waters Above and Below

Noam Eitan neitian at nyc.rr.com
Tue Jun 15 07:02:42 EDT 2004

> Why "from below" and "from above"; mitakhat and mi'al instead of just
> and al?

I don't know if someone already discussed this, but al is not above but on,
mi'al is above. Takhat is under (I'll skip a joke), whereas
mitakhat is below. Noam Eitan, Brooklyn, NY

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