[b-hebrew] Ps. 104:12 - (P)YM

George F. Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Sun Jun 20 01:27:39 EDT 2004


On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 07:59:19 +0200 "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
writes:
> 
> Happy Tammuz to y'all,
> 
> (P)YM - 'pha'im - in Ps. 104:12, is usually translated "branches". 
> While this seems to fit the context, the word looks to me more like 
> a plural of (oph, "bird". Any comments?
> 
> Yigal
> _______________________________________________

With a third radical aleph?  I think the writer was playing with words
here 

(oWP // (f:Pf)YIM

gfsomsel



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