[b-hebrew] verb forms - Isaiah 56:6-7 was dying you shall die

Peter Kirk peter at qaya.org
Wed Apr 18 13:56:31 EDT 2007

On 18/04/2007 02:19, Harold Holmyard wrote:
> ...
> HH: This thinking follows a sort of developmental, evolutionary model 
> for language, but the Genesis record shows Adam speaking from the very 
> first day, and many languages sprang up instantly at the tower of Babel. 
> So  language was apparently given to us wholecloth. Of course there has 
> been evolutionary development since that time.
If you like, Harold, what Adam and Eve spoke in Eden was Nostratic, 
which split into various language families at Babel. This is not of 
course how the linguists present things, but there is nothing in their 
theories to conflict with the Eden and Babel stories taken literally.

Peter Kirk
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