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

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Wed May 19 22:07:34 EDT 2004


Dear Liz,

>We don't have the same view of biblical origins.
>There is no point in discussing this.
>
>I just want to call attention to the fact that one's suppositions
>color one's translations. People think they are being objective,
>but when they turn perfective voice into imperfective out of a
>desire to see the text as prophetic, then what can I say?
>It is eisegesis, not exegesis.

HH: Who said anything about turning the perfective into the 
imperfective? You don't seem to think that the QATAL can indicate 
prophecy, but if so you are just going against well-accepted 
understandings about the use of the QATAL.

				Yours,
				Harold Holmyard




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