[b-hebrew] Re: Zechariah 12:1-2
smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 14 23:45:11 EDT 2005
Thanks Baruj. I just ordered _The Stone Edition Tanach_.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Baruj Diez" <barujdiez at yahoo.es>
> To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 13, 2005 6:16 PM
> Subject: [b-hebrew] Re: Zechariah 12:1-2
> Dear B-Hebrew citizens,
> >> Zechariah [...] Putting 12:1-2 together could it
> >> also be rendered "the burden of the word of Jehovah
> >> concerning Israel ... and also concerning Judah"?
> > I think this must be interpreted in the sense that
> > whatever is against Jerusalem is also against Judah,
> > so meaning something like "this cup will also be
> > against Judah, a siege against Jerusalem".
> This is how _The Stone Edition Tanach_ translates
> Behold, I am making Jerusalem a cup of poison
> for all the peoples all around;* also Judah
> will take part in the siege of Jerusalem.
> * Before the End of Days, the nations will
> besiede Jerusalem, and even force Jews to join
> them, but the enemies will be destroyed
> instead (_Targum_).
> Best wishes,
> Baruj Diez
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