[b-hebrew] Psalm 22:16 - daqar as pierced ?

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Sep 28 14:11:47 EDT 2006

Vadim Cherny wrote:

> dkr in Zech12:10 undoubtedly refers to thrusting with sword. Always took
> that for granted. The nations that cut him [Israel] (came against Jerusalem)
> will repent.
> I'm less familiar with the Christian issues, but I frankly don't see how you
> could read ca-ari in Ps22:17 as "pierced."
> As a lion [they have encompassed (transposition from the earlier phrase)] my
> hands and feet.

HH: There are variant textual readings, and it is 
those variants that people are reading as "pierced."

Harold Holmyard

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