[b-hebrew] Iron sharpeneth iron? (Prov. 27:17)

Luke Buckler biblical.languages at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 18:43:16 EDT 2005

I don't know if this is too helpful, but in the study that originally
inspired my question the method of iron being in iron was through
nails and/or joints (cp. 1 Chron. 29:2 and 1 Chron. 22:3). When I
think of the possibility of this proverb saying 'iron in iron' I
imagine an metal peg fitting flush in an metal block (sort of like a
rivet); the two pieces of metal are basically one now.


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