[b-hebrew] YuLaD in Isa 9:5

Kenneth Litwak javajedi2 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 8 01:15:17 EST 2010

I've compared several translations of Isaiah 9:2-7 and I noticed that the New American Standard, unlike any other i read, renders YuLaD, Qal Perf. Pass., in Isa 9:5 as "will be born."  I don't see any reason to give this a future sense grammatically.  I suppose if it is clearly understood as someone future that might be plausible but not because of the tense. Thanks.



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