kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 12:28:39 EST 2012
On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Zalman Romanoff <
flintflintflintflint at gmail.com> wrote:
> In this week's Torah Portion, בראשית פרק מ verse 11 appears the word:
> I checked a concordance - this verb appears nowhere else in the
> tanakh. What is the source of the modern usage of the verb with a
> samekh instead of with a sin as in this verse? Is it mishnaic?
First of all, it’s a Sin instead of a Shin, there’s no Samekh there.
Secondly, the phrase “blood of grapes” is found, e.g. Genesis 49:11, so
it’s not a stretch to consider a metaphorical “slaughter of grapes” to make
> Noam Eitan,
> Brooklyn, NY
> Karl W. Randolph.
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