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by Isaac Fried
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mycenaean Hebrew
Replies: 64
Views: 1819

Re: Mycenaean Hebrew

1. The "primary meaning" of על is 'up, on, above'.
2. Yoga is possibly יֶגָע YEGA, 'effort'.

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by Isaac Fried
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: YHWH Elohim - translation as YHWH the powerful? or YHWH the power?
Replies: 9
Views: 98

Re: YHWH Elohim - translation as YHWH the powerful? or YHWH the power?

אל EL, is a variant of על, 'elevated, superior, lofty'. The ending הים of אלוהים ELOHIYM is הם, 'they'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: הִתְאַפֵּק HI-T-APEK Gen. 45:1
Replies: 1
Views: 16

הִתְאַפֵּק HI-T-APEK Gen. 45:1

We read there: וְלֹא יָכֹל יוֹסֵף לְהִתְאַפֵּק לְכֹל הַנִּצָּבִים עָלָיו וַיִּקְרָא הוֹצִיאוּ כָל אִישׁ מֵעָלָי וְלֹא עָמַד אִישׁ אִתּוֹ בְּהִתְוַדַּע יוֹסֵף אֶל אֶחָיו KJV: "Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me...
by Isaac Fried
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18

You say : "So the basic building blocks of both Greek & Hebrew are identical." Would you clarify to us please what are, according to you, the "basic building blocks" of the Hebrew language.

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18

רכב is a member of the family of roots
רגב, רהב, רחב, רכב, רקב
רחף


Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: 2 Samuel 22 vs Psalms 18

קבר is 'cover by earth'. It is a member of the family of roots
גבר, הבר, חבר, כבר, קבר
גפר, חפר, כפר


Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Isaiah 45:1
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Isaiah 45:1

שַׁעַר is apparently just the opening in the wall. דֶּלֶת is apparently a תֶּלֶת the hanging תָּלוּי flap over the tent opening. Hence the triangle shaped Greek letter Δ delta.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Isaiah 35:7
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Isaiah 35:7

In lamentations 4:3 we read:
‎גַּם תַּנִּים חָלְצוּ שַׁד הֵינִיקוּ גּוּרֵיהֶן
NIV: "Even jackals offer their breasts to nurse their young"

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Isaiah 35:7
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Isaiah 35:7

The root רבץ RBC is a member of good standing of the family of roots רבד, רבץ ( מרבד = מה-רבד MA-RBAD is 'carpet') רפד, רפט, רפס, רפש ( רֶפֶש REPE$ is 'mud') and it means 'crouch, lie down.' Hence, as KJV plausibly (sans Greek "cognates" and "homologs" ) translates it: וְהָיָה הַ...
by Isaac Fried
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Modern Hebrew Bible
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: The Modern Hebrew Bible

Look here:

https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%AA%D7 ... 7%A8%D7%9D

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