[b-hebrew] Offend/dealt corruptly - chet bet lamed (nehemiah 1:7)

Reinier de Blois r.de.blois at solcon.nl
Tue Jun 22 03:03:25 EDT 2004


Dear Karl,

> 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.

You make me curious. How would you handle Song of Songs 2:15: "Catch us
the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards."

Reinier




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