[b-hebrew] takliyth

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sun Nov 4 18:57:56 EST 2012


1. What is an "established fact" in Hebrew?

2. It seems to me that KLL is 'include'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Nov 4, 2012, at 4:34 PM, Nir cohen - Prof. Mat. wrote:

> mike,
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> i agree with isaac fried that TAKLIYTH is derived from
> (or co-derived with) KL/KLH=end, terminate.
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> [you may ignore his very non-orthodox explanation for the prefix T,
> which he states as if it were an established fact (it is not)].
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> strong, too, derives TAKLIT H8503 from the root KLH H3615 amd
> mentions its other occurrences:
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>                   Neh 3:21, Job 11:7, 26:10, 28:3.
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> these five citations show a variety of meanings, and strong defines  
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> common sense: "completion; by implication, extremity: -end,  
> perfect, perfection."
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>>>> De: Mike Burke <michaelgburk at yahoo.com>
>>> But where does the idea of perfection come in?
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> i would consider the english expressions "to exhaustion/ 
> exhaustively/to the
> limit". a particular emotion reaches perfection only if it is taken  
> to its
> very extreme, i.e. to exhaustion=end=taklit.  also in job 28:3 any  
> mistery of
> nature assumes its meaning only when studied to exhaustion. both  
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> perfect agreement with strong's definition.
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> IN CONTRAST, in Neh 3:21 taklit is simply the technical word for
> "end of/termination of".
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> nir cohen
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