[b-hebrew] one-to-one rendering of olam

fred burlingame tensorpath at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 14:50:19 EST 2010

Hello Joseph:

Thanks for your comments. Sounds correct to me.

But you can see from the comments in this thread, the most controversial two
little words in all of hebrew language .... continue to earn their
reputation, as such, century in ... and century out.


fred burlingame

On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Joseph Roberts <josephroberts3 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have always understood Olam and its counter-part in Greek (aiwn) as being
> like something beyond the horizon. to say something is beyond the horizon
> does not say that it is a certain distance beyond the horizon it means
> beyond what you can see, this could mean forever or a mile beyond the
> horizon. I think sometimes in Hebrew and even Greek its better to look at
> things more concrete than abstract.
> Joseph Roberts

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