[b-hebrew] Proverbs 5:6

dwashbur at nyx.net dwashbur at nyx.net
Mon Oct 5 15:12:12 EDT 2009


Karl,
How would you translate it then?  I can't get any real sense out of "turn she considers the 
way of life."

It sort of looks to me like PN here is being used as a synonym of L), "not," though why this 
would be the case I haven't a clue.

On 5 Oct 2009 at 10:54, K Randolph wrote:

> To All:
>       
> 
> Every time I read this, I stop and puzzle over it. And when I look
> at
> translations, it is obvious that I am not the only one.
> 
> One option is that here we have a corrupted text.
> 
> Another that came to me this morning is that  PN does not mean
> "lest"
> rather it is the imperative of  PNH meaning "to face, turn
> towards".
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.
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