[b-hebrew] Reading Jehovah in Psalm 16:2 and in Psalm 110:1

Kevin Riley klriley at alphalink.com.au
Wed Jun 23 09:13:05 EDT 2010


Sorry, that should have gone straight to Dave.  It's taken me years to 
get used to hitting "reply group" to get the reply to come here, now I 
do it when I don't intend to.

Kevin Riley

On 23/06/2010 10:46 PM, Kevin Riley wrote:
> Dave
>
> While I share some of your assumptions, I don't share all, so you are
> not under any compulsion to accept my answer.  I don't believe anyone
> has the right to *dogmatically* inform any of us how to render God's
> name, unless that person should be a divinely attested prophet given
> that specific responsibility by God.  I do believe that anyone with a
> good knowledge of Hebrew has the right to *suggest* how to render that
> name from a linguistic basis, and to advance the reasons for doing so.
> Scripture believing Christians,  as well as the rest of us
> garden-variety Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and believers in
> anything or nothing, all have the right to make up our own minds on the
> subject as we are or are not convinced by the arguments put forward.
>
> I must say, I admire the way you are able, by implication, to
> potentially offend most of the non-Christians and many of the Christians
> on this list.  Not many posters manage to achieve that.  Perhaps an
> off-list post to James may have been wiser.
>
> Kevin Riley
>
> On 23/06/2010 10:27 PM, davedonnelly1 at juno.com wrote:
>    
>> The Question that I am not able to answer is:
>>
>> DO HEBREW SCHOLARS HAVE AUTHORITY FROM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM , THE GOD OF
>> ISAAC,  AND THE GOD OF JACOB TO DOGMATICALLY INFORM SCRIPTURE BELIEVING
>> CHRISTIANS HOW TO RENDER GOD'S NAME??????
>>
>> Dave Donnelly
>>
>>
>>      
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