[b-hebrew] XSD

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Aug 24 18:24:24 EDT 2005


On 24/08/2005 21:47, Karl Randolph wrote:

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>From: "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org>
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>>On 23/08/2005 17:01, Karl Randolph wrote:
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>>>... By allowing for the "stronger" use of WAW in Leviticus 20:17 
>>>preceding the NKRTW a reading of the verse will not force us into 
>>>a unique meaning for XSD rather the XSD HW) WNKRTW L(YNY BNY (MM 
>>>is the complete phrase.
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>>I accept that this parsing is not totally impossible, although 
>>unlikely. But this still means accepting a unique sense of XESED as 
>>suggesting some kind of command.
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>I don't follow you here, how can this be a command?
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I understand your interpretation as something like "The right/faithful 
thing to do is to cut them off...", i.e. as a way of introducing a command.

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Peter Kirk
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