[b-hebrew] Nefesh - Breath or Breather
Brak at neo.rr.com
Tue Apr 24 03:36:07 EDT 2007
In Gen 1:20, 1:21, 1:24, and 1:30 we have the phrase NEFE$ XAY.FH
In 1:20, 1:21, and 1:24 the phrase is usually translated as "living
But in 1:30 it is usually translated as "breath of life".
So it appears that in 1:20,21,24 NEFE$ XAY.FH is being translated to be
referring to the item being spoken of (the "breather"), while in 1:30 is
appears to be translated as something which the item being spoken of has
Can someone help me make heads or tails of this.
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