[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: In his death?
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Mon May 17 16:58:46 EDT 2004
Using be as "when" is more than highly unusual.
> B:MoTaYW in Isaiah 53:9 is a common use of the prefix B: to mean "when"
> something happened or will happen. "In his death" means "when he dies" or
> "at the time of his death". Methuselah M:TuW$aLaX can be construed to
> "when I die it will happen" (namely, the Flood happened the year the
> all died). His father Enoch was a prophet (Jude 1:14).
> This in Isaiah 53:9 is a prophecy of the donation of a new grave by
> Arimathaea in Matthew 27:57-60. The meaning of Isaiah 53:9 remained an
> until Matthew 27 explained it. At the time of the death of the Suffering
> Servant, a rich man laid him in his own very expensive tomb.
> QiB:RoW means "one made his grave...". This is the impersonal "one"
> "someone or other". That someone was Joseph of Arimathaea.
> One cannot expect Jews who still reject Jesus of Nazareth as their
> accept this interpretation.
> Revd Ben Crick, BA CF ZFC Yb
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