[b-hebrew] Genesis 17 Names

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 22:57:22 EST 2007


Albert:

On 2/18/07, Albert Maksel <clean_water at verizon.net> wrote:
>
>  Does anyone seeשׂרה  Sarah, as a feminine form of יִשְׂרָאֵל   Yisra'el ?
>
> Thanks for your help,
> Albert Maksel

No. While the possibility exists that it and the first part of
יִשְׂרָאֵל Yisra'el are from the same root, the one is not the
feminine of the other.

Karl W. Randolph.


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