[b-hebrew] Job 1:8; 2:3

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Fri Aug 5 22:13:12 EDT 2005


On Friday 05 August 2005 20:05, Charles Rempel wrote:
> > Actually, when God asks Satan "have you considered my servant
> > Job?  Look how
> > great he is. Makes your blood boil, doesn't it?????"  (my paraphrase,
> > obviously) it almost appears that God is taunting Satan, daring
> > him to make
> > an accusation.  In both chapters, it is God, not Satan, who brings up the
> > subject of Job.  What do you do with that?
> >
> > --
> > Dave Washburn
>
> Actually the Hebrew says, "Have you set your heart on my servant Job?" A
> little different perspective then is implied by the English translation.

I know.  But the various lexica etc. say that "set your heart on", %YM LB, is 
the equivalent of "consider, look at."

-- 
Dave Washburn
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"Well, if I'd wanted a safe life, I guess I wouldn't have 
married a man who studies rocks." - Betty Armstrong (Fay Masterson)



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