[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53 read within the book as a whole

tmcos at rogers.com tmcos at rogers.com
Fri May 21 13:09:11 EDT 2004


"Doesn't work. Nails were too expensive to waste like that."

Vadim, do you have a source for this statement?

Tony Costa
> 
> From: "UUC" <unikom at paco.net>
> Date: 2004/05/21 Fri AM 11:11:13 EDT
> To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: Re: [b-hebrew] Isaiah 53 read within the book as a whole
> 
> Doesn't work. Nails were too expensive to waste like that.
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Vadim Cherny
> 
> 
> > I don't want to get off topic from b-hebrew, but this sounds very similar
> to the idea once proposed by NT commentators that when a debt was owed, it
> was also placed in a public place and when it was paid a nail was put
> through it. It was argued that Paul (although his authorship of Colossians
> is questioned by NT scholars) used this analogy when he wrote about the
> writings and ordinances being "nailed" to the cross of Christ. (Col.2:14)Is
> anyone familiar with this?
> >
> > Tony Costa
> > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > From: "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
> > > Date: 2004/05/21 Fri AM 03:35:49 EDT
> > > To: "Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > > Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Isaiah 53 read within the book as a whole
> > >
> > > Harold:
> > >
> > > Years ago I heard another description of
> > > Kapalayyim, but that was in a speech and
> > > I don't know if it was accurate. The
> > > speaker said that when a debt was owed, a
> > > document stating the fact was posted in a
> > > public place, usually in the town gate.
> > > When the debt was paid off, the debt
> > > document was folded over indicating
> > > repayment. That folding over was called a
> > > Kapalayyim.
> > >
> > > My question: is there any historical or
> > > archeological evidence that would show
> > > this, or was the speaker blowing hot air?
> > >
> > > Karl W. Randolph.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Harold R. Holmyard III" <hholmyard at ont.com>
> > >
> > > > Dear David,
> > > >
> > > > I like this idea that Isaiah 53 explains how
> > > > Israel received double for all her sins, and I
> > > > will have to try and read Isaiah that way to see
> > > > if it works.  I have always understood double to
> > > > imply that Israel had been punished twice as much
> > > > as she had sinned. And much in Scripture suggests
> > > > Israel will be punished terribly before ultimate
> > > > peace and victory comes. So while I accept all
> > > > that you said and am grateful that you said it,
> > > > the words of Isaiah 40 still seem enigmatic.
> > > >
> > > > Yours,
> > > > Harold Holmyard
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