[b-hebrew] Ps 68
peter at qaya.org
Mon Dec 19 11:42:53 EST 2005
On 19/12/2005 16:26, Karl Randolph wrote:
>In looking at the word meanings, how much of these
>translations are supported from the definitions of the
>(RBH refers to plains. These are contrasted with desert
>[e.g. Joshua 12:8] though elsewhere it is used in parallel
>with desert. Where it is used in contrast to desert, it
>apparently refers to grasslands, suitable also for dry
>land farming and/or grazing.
I don't think there is a contrast here. Rather, `arava is used here in
its proper name sense, for the valley south of the Dead Sea.
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