[b-hebrew] actual Hebrew question about Daniel 9:25

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 14:49:17 EDT 2006


Steve:

In verse 25 there is M$YX NGYD, in verse 26 M$YX without NGYD. These
are two different individuals.

I already mentioned this in an earlier message.

Concerning the question whether the time spans were contiguous or not,
either all of them were, or none. All the time spans are given using
the same linguistic and literary structures, so if one can have a gap,
then it is possible that all of them have gaps. If all of them can
have gaps, then the use of this prophecy to indicate the approximate
year of Jesus' death and resurrection is meaningless. But if none of
the spans have gaps, then the Dispensationalist understanding is
wrong.

Karl W. Randolph.

On 9/17/06, Steve Miller <smille10 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Karl,
> In your interpretation aren't you really saying that the one term "mashiach
> nagid" is two different people?
> "From the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem unto
> Messiah, the Prince, are seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks."
> I understood you to say that this means one mashiach nagid comes 7 weeks
> after the decree, and another mashiach nagid comes 62 weeks after the same
> decree.
> Is this a correct representation of your interpretation? If so, one of the
> problems I have with it is that "mashiach nagid" is singular.
> -Steve
>
> > From: K Randolph Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 12:10 AM
> >
> > Steve:
> >
> > "Anointed" in Tanakh was a title that was given to many people. David
> > recognized that Saul was Anointed and therefore refused to kill him
> > even though Saul was seeking to kill David. God even called Cyrus, who
> > was never physically anointed, his Anointed (Isaiah 45). So in this
> > prophecy by Daniel I see two different people who are anointed, one an
> > anointed leader, possibly also in the same way as Cyrus, and someone
> > who will be cut off simply called "Anointed".
> >
> > Seth gave a good answer to the time span question.
> >
> > Karl W. Randolph.



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