[b-hebrew] what are the wings of a garment?

Jonathan Walther krooger at debian.org
Sat Nov 20 01:57:52 EST 2004


Wings of garment seems to be a Hebrew idiom.  What does it refer to
though?  Were the King James translators justified in translating it as
"hem"?  Why not "arms"?  Are there any extra-biblical sources that shed
light on this?

In what way does a covering have "four" wings"?

Jonathan

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