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by Ruminator
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Hebrew of the Hebrews
Replies: 4
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Re: Hebrew of the Hebrews

Thank you Steve. It appears that the preposition ἐξ makes this not a Hebraism: https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/ ... ippians-35
by Ruminator
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Hebrew of the Hebrews
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Hebrew of the Hebrews

This question concerns whether or not a Greek phrase used in the NT is a Hebrew idiomatic usage. If this is off topic, please let me know and I'll delete the question. The phrase is: Philippians 3:5 I was circumcised on the eighth day, from the people of Israel and the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of...
by Ruminator
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Psalm 44:22 - "for your sake we are killed" or just "we are killed"?
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Re: Psalm 44:22 - "for your sake we are killed" or just "we are killed"?

I thought that might be the case. Can we distinguish between the nuance of "we are being murdered *because* we are your people" and "we are being killed to *please/glorify* you"? In other words, is the Psalmist complaining about the enemies or is he saying that they are presentin...
by Ruminator
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Psalm 44:22 - "for your sake we are killed" or just "we are killed"?
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Psalm 44:22 - "for your sake we are killed" or just "we are killed"?

Is "for your sake we are killed" an accurate translation of Psalm 44:22a? Or does it simply say "for we are killed"?: 44:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex כִּֽי־עָ֭לֶיךָ הֹרַ֣גְנוּ כָל־הַיֹּ֑ום נֶ֝חְשַׁ֗בְנוּ כְּצֹ֣אן טִבְחָֽה׃ All of the translations I see have the forme...

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