[b-hebrew] Hot and angry?
kwonbbl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 01:34:09 EST 2009
May I send up another question related ones here?
is Ez 3:14 heat related to Gen4:5 angry?
Is Gen 4:5 of nunance of 'upset', rather than angry?
P.S. Sorry, accidentally I send this question to B-translation as
well. But it may pertinent there also.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 12:35 AM, K Randolph <kwrandolph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your contribution.
> I looked up a little on the English uses of heat in emotions, and found not
> only anger, but also being upset, but also the positive aspects of being
> excited and exciting. So English has such a wide use that it should be used
> with caution.
> The similar word XRWN is used as a modifier for )P (anger) in 33 verses.
> In looking at the Hebrew, the overwhelming emotional context is negative,
> mostly connected with anger. But in Psalm 76:11 XMT )DM is used in a
> positive context of giving thanks or praising God. Even in the context of
> anger, it seems to indicate a difference between a "cold" anger that just
> simmers in the background, verses a hot anger that demands immediate action.
> I found this question interesting. Any further thoughts?
> Karl W. Randolph.
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