[b-hebrew] Gen22:13 YHWHYiReH

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 04:10:27 EDT 2005

On 8/16/05, Shoshanna Walker wrote:
> And the YHVH is without nekudot, and although the translation in the
> Stone Chumash is "literal", the commentary in that very same edition
> - the Stone Chumash says that Abraham called the place "Yireh" - not
> YHVH Yireh.

The Stone Chumash translation is not a literal translation, and does not
purport to be, although in many cases it may end up being so.  This 
particular verse is a good example of it being "non-literal" and probably
following one of the Onkelos, Rashi, Ibn Ezra or Ramban in translating
the verse.

Yitzhak Sapir

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