[b-hebrew] 2Sam24:1 subjects
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at juno.com
Wed Aug 10 09:19:46 EDT 2005
On Wed, 10 Aug 2005 13:24:05 +0100 "Read, James C"
<K0434995 at kingston.ac.uk> writes:
> I was asked to find a good example of ambiguous agents. Exodus
> 4:24-26 seems to do the job nicely:
> 24 Now it came about on the road at the lodging place that Jehovah
> got to meet him and kept looking for a way to put him to death. 25
> Finally Zip·po´rah took a flint and cut off her sons foreskin
> and caused it to touch his feet and said: It is because you are a
> bridegroom of blood to me. 26 Consequently he let go of him. At
> that time she said: A bridegroom of blood, because of the
> v24 Who met who? Who tried to kill who?
> v25 Whose feet did the piece of skin touch? Who is the bridegroom of
> v26 Who let go of who?
> None of the above questions can be answered unequivocally without
> extensive use of context and a
> touch of interpretation.
> Love and Shalom
> James Christian
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This passage has a series of 3ms suffixes of which all refer to Moses. I
see nothing particularly ambiguous about it.
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