[b-hebrew] gen 28 sulam

George Athas George.Athas at moore.edu.au
Wed Nov 28 23:39:56 EST 2012


I want to LIKE Yigal's post. 👍

GEORGE ATHAS
Dean of Research,
Moore Theological College (Sydney, Australia)


On 29/11/2012, at 2:31 PM, "Yigal Levin" <Yigal.Levin at biu.ac.il<mailto:Yigal.Levin at biu.ac.il>> wrote:

No, I think it must refer to a "Star Trek" style transporter, as in "beam me up, Jacob".


Yigal Levin

From: b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org<mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org> [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of George Athas
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I think סלם meant 'elevator', because I can't see any other technology as being able to get to the top of the sky in good time to enable divine messengers to be going up and down on them all within the timeframe of a single vision.


GEORGE ATHAS
Dean of Research,
Moore Theological College (moore.edu.au<http://moore.edu.au>)
Sydney, Australia


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