[b-hebrew] b-hebrew Digest,worship serve

dwashbur at nyx.net dwashbur at nyx.net
Fri Nov 27 20:14:21 EST 2009


Agreed.  Plus, he's a bit out of date; we now know from Ugaritic that the root is XWH, not 
$XH.  

On 27 Nov 2009 at 17:03, K Randolph wrote:

> Dear You Forgot to Sign Your Name:
> 
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 2:10 PM, thebodyofjesusthenazoraion at juno.com
> <
> thebodyofjesusthenazoraion at juno.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > what do you think?
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgEDDpLxpWo
> >
> > This is a good example of what I call "sloppy lexicography".
> The Hebrew
> term had a singular meaning of "to prostrate (when one prostrates
> oneself,
> he does so for the purpose of honoring another) with forehead to the
> ground,
> hands outstretched". This action was used for both honoring
> (worshipping)
> God and honoring (giving honor) to other people.
> 
> Then the video ends with something completely false, namely that one
> can
> only "serve" God, when service is also to other people.
> 
> I do not recommend anything from that site.
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.
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