[b-hebrew] Psalm 22 answering quotes

Pere Porta pporta7 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 23:02:06 EDT 2011


it would be wonderful to clearly show that a given word in the Bible has
been misunderstood for centuries.
But I'm afraid this is not an easy task!

Same thing for our friend Karl Randolph: proving that the pointing of a
given word is wrong is not an easy task either.


Pere Porta
(Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)

2011/4/12 kenneth greifer <greifer at hotmail.com>

> Pere,
> It isn't vital to me that the word in Psalm 22:25 mean "answering" instead
> of "affliction". I just thought it was a possibility. I think it is also
> possible that the Septuagint and other translations could have guesses about
> a lot of words and quotes, especially the Psalms since they were translated
> into Greek about a thousand years later. That is a pretty long time to pass
> down meanings of words that are only used once in the Hebrew Bible. I guess
> I like to look for mistakes that  have been accepted as correct for
> thousands of years and this is just one of many quotes that I have looked
> at.
> Kenneth Greifer
> ------------------------------
> Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:18:54 +0200
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Psalm 22 answering quotes
> From: pporta7 at gmail.com
> To: greifer at hotmail.com
> CC: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
>  Dear Kenneth,
> I'm not claiming that statistics make a proof. They are guides; they show
> the main lines....  but exceptions exist, of course.
> In cases like this one of Ps 22:25 it is good to compare with LXX (do you
> know Greek?) or with the Latin Vulgate, for instance, in order to verify how
> ancient translators understood a given text (word, sentence...). This can be
> often (not always) helpful.
> Pere Porta
> (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)

Pere Porta

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