[b-hebrew] Ts'laph'chadh

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 00:53:19 EST 2010


On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 9:07 PM, David Kolinsky <yishalom at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> Karl,
> Thank you for responding to my post.  My translations of these names come
> from a larger metaphorical translation of Torah.  Although out of context,
> the negative meanings seem unwarranted, in the larger context it makes
> perfect sense.

I see nothing in the context that warrants such negative names. All it says
is that their father died, and they thought they merited the inheritance.

The negative names you cited sound like a rabbinic tradition.

> David Kolinsky
> Monterey, CA
> Karl W. Randolph.

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