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

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sun Jun 20 02:33:55 EDT 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George F. Somsel" <gfsomsel at juno.com>
To: <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
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Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 7:27 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Ps. 104:12 - (P)YM


> 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
> 
Agreed. But what does the word mean?






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