[b-hebrew] Linguistic evidence for climate change

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 12:34:03 EST 2008


On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:49 PM, <JimStinehart at aol.com> wrote:

> Karl:
> What you translate from Ezekiel as "forest of the field of the Negeb", the
> NET Bible translates as "the open scrub land of the Negev".
> Again you show your ignorance, and that you don´t listen.

Translators, with rare exceptions, are not lexicographers. Furthermore,
translators often make translations that fit their preconceptions, rather
than the direct sense of the text. Therefore, the NET translation is not a
credible source to contradict the clear meaning of the Hebrew text.

> Jim Stinehart
> Evanston, Illinois

Still waiting for your list of credentials. What are you hiding?

Karl W. Randolph.

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