[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring'

Jonathan Mohler jonathan.mohler at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 13:11:56 EDT 2013


Even in the case of a strike "against" you, it's seems to have originated in the "STROKE of a pen".  Same root word as STRIKE of a bat.  Not sure if I am supporting your theory here or not, as the discussion has begun to confuse me.

Jonathan Mohler

On Jul 13, 2013, at 3:45 AM, b-hebrew-request at lists.ibiblio.org wrote:

> There is another use of “strike” with a form and meaning common to other Germanic languages, also used in other contexts in English, with a meaning of a negative mark or count against someone or something. An example is this headline “Awful derailment in Canada is another strike against tank car design: editorial” http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2013/07/awful_derailment_in_canada_is.html
> Either way, “strike” does not mean “to miss”.
> The only reason this argument is being made in b-hebrew is so that you can argue that Hebrew words have widely varient meanings, even opposite meanings, without being homonyms or homographs. I read this as you wanting to play Humpty Dumpty with the text of Tanakh.

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