[b-hebrew] Proverbs 11:3

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 16:25:39 EDT 2011


This is another verse where not only the points as assigned by the Masoretes
appear wrong, but that they also inspired an incorrect ketib/qere pair.

תמת ישׁרים תנחם וסלף בוגדים ושׁדם

The first half: “the perfection of the upright comforts” which sentence as a
whole serves as the subject of the two participles “bending the ones who
deal underhandedly out of shape, also doing them violence.”

Does thus make sense to you all?

Karl W. Randolph.


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