[b-hebrew] Zech 13:5

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Fri Jun 24 00:59:07 EDT 2005

On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 00:32:20 -0400 "Steve Miller"
<smille10 at sbcglobal.net> writes:
> Thanks Karl,
> Building on your translation and on Peter's previous examples of 
> adam & ish
> used together, I would translate it:
> And He will say, no prophet am I, I am a noble Man, a servant of the 
> ground,
> because the lowly of mankind I have been made to purchase from My 
> youth.
> Servant of the ground signifies the lowly of mankind, whom  He came 
> to
> serve.
> The price He paid for the purchase is in the next 2 verses, 6-7.

What in the world is that supposed to mean?  I always begin with the
assumption that the text has meaning, but I see none in your


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