[b-hebrew] Zech 1:19,21

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 13 22:06:45 EDT 2007


Isaac,
Can you explain what is a KRANOT? Can you tell me another place where it
acts as an "and".  Thanks.

-Steve Miller
Detroit
www.voiceInWilderness.info
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Isaac Fried [mailto:if at math.bu.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 8:54 AM
> To: Steve Miller
> Cc: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Zech 1:19,21
> 
> Steve,
> 
> Not necessarily, a comma after OTAM (namely the KRANOT) will also do.
> 
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
> 
> On Apr 11, 2007, at 1:01 AM, Steve Miller wrote:
> 
> >> From: Isaac Fried [mailto:if at math.bu.edu]
> >>
> >> Steve,
> >>
> >> I think that MAH ELEH BAIM LAASOT of Zechariah 2:4 (in the HB) refers
> >> to the XARASHIM, the metal or wood cutters, who are destined to come
> >> (VAYABOU ELEH) to rock loose (LeHAXARID), then cast away (LeYADOT)
> >> the battering horns of the war machines brought to bear upon Israel.
> >>
> > [Steve Miller]
> > Thanks Isaac. Yes, I agree that "eleh" refers to the 4 xarashim,
> > which I
> > would translate as 4 workmen. I like that you translate into correct
> > English. I think that your translation ", then cast away" would
> > require a
> > waw attached to leyadot.
> > -Steve Miller
> > Detroit
> > www.voiceInWilderness.info
> >




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