[b-hebrew] Capernaum

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 19:16:34 EST 2006


On 11/29/06, Yitzhak Sapir <yitzhaksapir at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/29/06, K Randolph wrote:
> > > If you look up the following article:
> > >  F. C. B.  CAPERNAUM, CAPHARNAUM J Theol Studies 1933 os-XXXIV: 385-390
> > > http://jts.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/citation/os-XXXIV/136/385
> > >
> > >
> > Another article behind a firewall to keep the non-academician out.
>
> Actually, it is behind a "firewall" to keep the academician in business.
>
LOL! The firewall that stopped me did not give me the option of buying
a copy. Anyways, the academician already has his salary.

> You could buy a per article view.  But in any case, is it really that
> big an issue for the discussion?  You can accept that Capharnaum is the
> more correct spelling.  Also, since the matter of interest is the k-p at the
> beginning of the word, it matters less if it is Capernaum or Capharnaum
> because both have an initial -a- vowel.
>
No, I want to see the nature of the evidence. It may be disputable for
good reasons, as is some of the other evidence adduced in the past.

> Yitzhak Sapir

Karl W. Randolph.



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