[b-hebrew] names and puns

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 13:33:32 EDT 2008


>> How do you render $KM in 48:22, then?
>> As I wrote before, I understand it as an idiomatic use of "shoulder" to
> mean that he gets an additional benefit above his brothers, who Jacob took
> from the hand of the Amorite (Laban) by force of arms (Genesis 31). Only
> Benjamin was born in Canaan, all the others were born in Padan Aram.
> Karl W. Randolph.

On second thought, I just looked over a response by Gabe where he mentioned
about getting up early in the morning connected with $XM, so could this use
be connected with this root with the meaning of "advancement" or

Karl W. Randolph.

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