[b-hebrew] Israel Palaistes (Wrestler)

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Tue Feb 14 20:33:01 EST 2012

I would be careful in reaching the conclusion that PL$ is  
specifically 'invade' in its modern sense. It could mean just  
'spread, roll over', as in Micha 1:10, being a variant of PLS as in  
Ps. 78:50.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Feb 14, 2012, at 3:49 PM, rob acosta wrote:

> Both groups were considered to be "invaders" or "philistines" to  
> the Hebrews just as any number of peoples were"barbarians" to the  
> ancient Greeks.

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