[b-hebrew] Re: Diggers

C. Stirling Bartholomew jacksonpollock at earthlink.net
Tue May 4 02:12:18 EDT 2004

On 5/3/04 11:13 PM, "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> wrote:

> By the way, BHS comments that there are some manuscripts that have one word,
> as do Qumran and the translations.


Yes, I saw that and wondered about it. Why "some manuscripts" and why not
cite them by name? 

After the discussion of reduplicated pairs of consonants the argument that
the MT editors would stumble over "prpr" in lxprprwt sounds rather weak. So
how do we account for the MT reading?

Clay Bartholomew 

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