[b-hebrew] origin of evil

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Sep 8 09:09:19 EDT 2006


Dear Peter,
You are right. Even the KJV has "jealous". I don't know why I thought that.
My sincere apologies to all.
Regretfully,
Liz Fried

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Kirk [mailto:peter at qaya.org]
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 5:12 AM
> To: Lisbeth S. Fried
> Cc: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] origin of evil
> 
> On 07/09/2006 04:55, Lisbeth S. Fried wrote:
> > ... Christians tend to
> > translate the term as "zealous" in Exod. 20:5 ...
> 
> Liz, in view of what David and Harold have written, can you substantiate
> this from a number of English Bible translations? Of the 18 English
> versions at Bible Gateway, all generally Protestant Christian,
> http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=exodus%2020:5;&versionr;
> nearly all translate "jealous". Only Young's Literal has "zealous", and
> CEV has a periphrastic rendering, as does TEV (not at that site).
> 
> --
> Peter Kirk
> E-mail:  peter at qaya.org
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