[b-hebrew] Object of "lamo" in Isaiah 53

trepp at telus.net trepp at telus.net
Wed Jul 4 18:39:40 EDT 2007

Quoting b-hebrew-request at lists.ibiblio.org:

> Genesis 9:26  And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan
> shall be his servant.
> Genesis 9:26  wml dbe Nenk yhyw Ms yhla hwhy Kwrb rmayw (9:26)
>  [Karl] Look at the context. It mentions only that Canaan will be a
> slave, not his descendants, verse 25. ????? ???? ???? ??? ????? ????
> ??????
> Then in verse 26 it mentions only Japheth, not his descendants. You
> are adding to the text. The same with verse 27. As far as I can tell,
> this adding is for philosophical reasons, not linguistic reasons,
> therefore not to be disputed on this list.

In all fairness, though, to Steve Miller, whom you said is adding to the text, 
is there not a rather common way in which Scripture refers to peoples in the 
singular names of their fathers?

Travis Jackson

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