[b-hebrew] Terakh

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 11:12:49 EDT 2010


Psalm 102:14 TRXM is a second person singular form of the verse RXM. That
you should make such an elementary, first year type of mistake in Hebrew …

In this case, your whole argument concerning the meaning of Terach opposes
the historicity of the patriarchal narratives, as in Hebrew given names at
birth had little to do with what a person did later in life.

Third, you commit the etymological error, that because something appears to
be connected by its form, therefore it is connected by its etymology and
meaning. Especially in names, that connection often cannot be made.

There is no evidence within Hebrew itself that all words originally had two
letter roots.

Karl W. Randolph.

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