[b-hebrew] Offend/dealt corruptly - chet bet lamed (nehemiah 1:7)
Harold R. Holmyard III
hholmyard at ont.com
Mon Jun 21 17:45:48 EDT 2004
>I just looked at your site and looked at all
>text examples where you have the meaning of
>corruption of destruction, and with the possible
>exception of one use in connections with a hapax
>legomai of uncertain meaning, none of the uses
>necessarily have a meaning connected with
>corruption. Some of the examples IMO actually
>work better with the tied to or restricted
>meanings than destruction or corruption meanings.
>I do include the being in labor, as part of muscle contractions.
>I too have looked at all uses in making the
>definition below, though the below definition
>covers only the root meanings.
HH: I have to tell you that it bothers me that
you ignore what every lexicon I'm familiar with,
if I remember correctly, as a meaning for this
Hebrew root XBL. If you plan to produce a
dictionary, this sort of behavior seems
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