[b-hebrew] Psalm 22:16

Vadim Cherny VadimCherny at mail.ru
Tue Oct 3 03:44:21 EDT 2006

From: Moshe Shulman
> Here the clause 'like a lion' is an adverbial
clause refering to how they are encircling the
subject. The analogy of the wicked congregation
to dogs, a theme seen earlier, is continued in this verse.

To omit a verb is extremely common in informal literature, such as prayers,
and to a lesser extent psalms. The phrase runs, like a lion [e.g., threaten]
my hands and feet.

Vadim Cherny

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