[b-hebrew] Hebrew language and thought forms, was: "Desire of Women" in Heb. Text of Dan. 11:37

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Tue Nov 21 16:28:09 EST 2006


Shoshanna Walker wrote:
> "Grace" is not even a concept in the Tanach.
>
> "Chesed" (lovingkindness) is, atonement (leChaper) is, forgiveness 
> is.  I have never ever heard the word "grace" used in any Torah or 
> Jewish philosophy class, or book.... I can't think of a Hebrew word 
> in the Torah that would translate to "grace".
>   

HH: One word that can mean "grace" is X''N (chen). Perhaps "chesed" can 
be translated that way, too.

Yours,
Harold Holmyard



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