[b-hebrew] Definite Article 7:14
klriley at alphalink.com.au
Sun Jul 8 20:15:10 EDT 2007
Does the prophecy really work with a generic young woman? If the child is
the sign, and it is specifically his age that is important as the end-point
of the prophecy, wouldn't we need to know which child, and therefore which
From: Harold Holmyard
Date: 9/07/2007 10:09:01 AM
HH: True, but English allows a somewhat similar idea to the Hebrew use
Of the article that I learned. The reader can take "the virgin" as
Generic if he chooses to do so. It is the typical young woman in Israel.
She gets pregnant, bears a child, and names him "Immanuel" because of
The hope she has in God and his protection of Israel.
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