[b-hebrew] Zech 13:5
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at juno.com
Wed Jun 22 08:43:13 EDT 2005
On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 13:23:38 +0100 Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org>
> On 22/06/2005 12:53, George F Somsel wrote:
> >On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 10:12:12 +0200 "Yigal Levin"
> <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
> >>The verb QNH often means "to make" or "to create" (cf. Gen.
> >>Might it
> >>not mean, "I am no prophet, for I was made a man from my youth",
> >>[God] created me a man from youth".
> >What would that mean? It would seem that KiY is a causal particle.
> >see no connection between "I am a farmer" and "for God created me a
> >from my youth."
> Coul 'adam be used here in the sense of "common person", as
> to many) in Psalm 49:3, 62:10? In this case the speaker could be
> claiming that he is a common peasant who never had the chance to
> someone special like a prophet.
> But this still doesn't explain the hiphil of QNH, otherwise
> I did wonder if this could be a denominative from QNH = cane, so
> that "a man had me beaten with canes", leading into verse 6.
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
In that case it would anticipate the next verse and would seem somewhat
out of place.
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