if at math.bu.edu
Tue Sep 13 23:29:56 EDT 2011
Notice that KELEB, 'dog', and KLUB, 'cage, basket', (as in Jer.
5:27), are both from the root KLB. In 1Ch. 2:9 we find the name
KLUBAY. As I see it, there is no compelling reason to relate the name
KALEB to 'dog'. All we can say about it is that it appears to contain
the root KLB.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Sep 13, 2011, at 11:08 PM, kenneth greifer wrote:
> Is there even a one in a billion chance that the word Caleb in
> Hebrew did not mean "dog", but had other vowels?
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