[b-hebrew] Psalm 118:6
yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 09:58:07 EDT 2006
On 6/26/06, Kim Chua wrote:
> Can someone please give the literal translation of
> Psalm 118:6 from the Hebrew to English?
> The English is The Lord is on my side, another
> is The Lord is with me.
The literal translation of the first two words is:
"YHWH (is) for/to/of me." The word "is" is unnecessary
in the Hebrew text (and thus does not appear, but must appear
in a translation). The word "for/to/of me" is a preposition
which is used often in idiomatic expressions.
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