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

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Fri Sep 29 10:22:06 EDT 2006

schmuel wrote:

> So if this is the case, that daqar is a word used for a type of sword or spear
> thrusting-through (implications of mortal or ultra-serious wound through the belly) 
> it would appear to be a very poor fit for any verbal reading of Psalm 22. 
> Your thoughts ?
> (Yes, I realize that there are other words also given for pierced alternatives, 
>  however daqar is in a sense the primary discussion and significant).

HH: The word DAQAR is irrelevant to the textual 
issue in Psalm 22:17. I don't know whether you are 
agreeing with this fact.

Harold Holmyard

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