[b-hebrew] Yom in Biblical and Rabbinic Texts

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Oct 27 13:44:31 EDT 2005


Dear James,

>Yeah, sorry. I was referring to the explicit numbers of
>weeks as opposed to days. But the point is still the same.

It's not the same point at all. The word "week" is based on the 
number "seven." The Hebrew word is a form of the number "seven." 
It's not surprising that it can designate a seven of days or years. 
But YWM is not a numerical word. It is not based on the number one. 
It means day.

				Yours,
				Harold Holmyard




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