[b-hebrew] Masoretic invention, was: masorete pointing v's LLX transliterations

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Mon Jul 25 11:01:25 EDT 2005



Rolf Furuli wrote:

>Dear Peter,
>
>The Masoretes would not dream of changing anything or invent anything new. 
>  
>

Actually they did- the whole system they used to represent vowels.  And 
sometimes they misunderstood things.  Let's not forget that they made 
mistakes and their readings are sometimes faulty. 

No point divinizing them after all.

Best,

Jim

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