[b-hebrew] Side question for "By Whose God did Goliath ...?"

Will Parsons wbparsons at alum.mit.edu
Thu Aug 1 21:51:39 EDT 2013

On Thu, 1 Aug 2013 16:38:28 +0200, "JP van de Giessen" <vdgiessen at solcon.nl> wrote:
> ...
> in vs 49 ’el-miṣəḥwō "in his (for)head", throwing a stone with a
> sling is very fast and I've seen a Persian reenactor slinging a
> stone through 2.5 cm wood from a distance of 50 meter.

Side question:
I'm curious - why the transcription "’el-miṣəḥwō" for אֶל-מִצְחוֹ rather
than "’el-miṣḥō" (which I would have expected)?

William Parsons

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