[b-hebrew] Yom in Biblical and Rabbinic Texts

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Oct 27 15:34:16 EDT 2005


Dear James,

>Yes! Very astutely observed. But seven what....?

HH: In Daniel 9 I believe that it is seven years. You should be able 
to see this from the parallels between Dan 9:27 and Daniel 11:7, 11 
and several clarifying passages in Revelation.

				Yours,
				Harold Holmyard

>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.



More information about the b-hebrew mailing list