[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: in his death?

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Tue May 18 21:28:25 EDT 2004


 Dear All,
These are very interesting but bewildering.
What sense is it that a rich man would
have the same sort of grave as a criminal?
I thought criminals were buried away from
everyone else.
Liz Fried
A2

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> [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of 
> Harold R. Holmyard III
> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 8:01 PM
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> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: in his death?
> 
> Dear Vadim,
> 
> >Suppose you, indeed, translate with "prophetic perfect" and "intense 
> >plural," and replace "gave" with "made." You get:
> >
> >they would make in his death with the rich
> >
> >What does THAT suppose to mean?
> 
> HH: Here is the New International Version:
> 
> Is. 53:9 He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with 
> the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor 
> was any deceit in his mouth.
> 
> HH: Here is the Holman Christian Standard Bible:
> 
> He had done no wrong, and he never deceived anyone. But he 
> was buried like a criminal; he was put in a rich man's grave.
> 
> HH: Here is the New King james Version:
> 
> And they made His grave with the wicked-- But with the rich 
> at His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor was any 
> deceit in His mouth.
> 
> HH: Here is the New Revised Standard Version:
> 
> They made his grave with the wicked and his tomb with the 
> rich, although he had done no violence, and there was no 
> deceit in his mouth.
> 
> HH: Here is the American Standard Version:
> 
> His grave was assigned with wicked men, Yet He was with a 
> rich man in His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor 
> was there any deceit in His mouth.
> 
> HH: Here is the New Living Translation:
> 
> He had done no wrong, and he never deceived anyone. But he 
> was buried like a criminal; he was put in a rich man's grave.
> 
> 				Yours,
> 				Harold Holmyard
> 
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