[b-hebrew] YHWH

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sun Dec 23 01:00:53 EST 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Wilking" <jcwilking at yahoo.com>
> I don't know if this has been discussed.
>
> Can we see YHWH as equivalent to ANI as used in Isaiah
> 47:8,10?  This would make YHWH idiomatic for
> "superiority" or the like.
>
>
> John C. Wilking
>

Dear John,

Why would "ani" here be equivalent to YHWH?   The "ani" ("I") here (at least 
as I read it) is "the daughter of Babylon", a self-satisfied bitch who 
considers herself superior to anyone and anything.

Yigal Levin 




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