[b-hebrew] b-hebrew Digest, Vol 96, Issue 14

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 18:04:05 EST 2010


Fred:

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:42 PM, fred burlingame <tensorpath at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello Karl:
>
> Thanks for your comments.
>
> Can you point to a specific example in the masoretic text of עולם meaning
> infinite action, eternal action ... versus finite and/or temporal action?
>

Again you focus on the form, not the action. The question is not whether or
not it is infinite or finite, but whether or not it deals with that which is
unknown. In this case, both the finite and the infinite are unknown at the
referent time.

>
> regards,
>
> fred burlingame
>
> Karl W. Randolph.



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