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Saboi
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councils and assemblies.

Postby Saboi » Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:22 pm

Joshua 15:9 - Baalah, which is Kirjathjearim - בעלה היא קרית יערים
Joshua 15:60 - Kirjathbaal, which is Kirjathjearim - קרית־בעל היא קרית יערים
Joshua 18:14 - Kirjathbaal, which is Kirjathjearim - קרית־בעל היא קרית יערים
Ezra 2:25 - Kirjatharim - קרית ערים
Genesis 14:2 - Bela, which is Zoar - בלע היא־צער
1 Chronicles 13:6 - Baalah, that is, to Kirjathjearim - בעלתה אל־קרית יערים
Joshua 19:3 - Balah - בלה - Βωλα, 4 - Bethul - בתול - Βουλα, 6 - Sharuhen - שרוחן - ἀγροὶ
Joshua 15:36 - Sharaim - שערים, Adithaim - עדיתים
Joshua 15:24 - Bealoth - בעלות



בעלה היא קרית יערים : βουλή ἐστὶν πόλις ἄγορον

It clear that though layers of transliterations that the meanings get lost and confused.

בעלה, בלע, בעלתה, בתול, בעלות
- βωλά, βουλή, βόλλα "senate, council of elders, group of leaders, assemblies"

יערים, שערים, ערים, צער
- ἀγορά, ἀγροὶ, ᾰ̓́γυρις, ἀγορή "assembly, market-place, esp. of the People, opp. the Council of Chiefs"

עדה, עדיתים
- ἔθνος, ϝέθνος "company, body of men"

סוד
- σύνοδος, ξύνοδος "assembly, meeting, esp. for deliberation"

קהל
- φυλή " a race, tribe, military contingent furnished by a tribe, union formed in an organized community"

שערים - A city ruled by two assemblies, a peoples assembly and a council of chiefs
Lee Mcgee

Saboi
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Re: councils and assemblies.

Postby Saboi » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:55 pm

Joshua 15:15
ושם־דבר לפנים קרית־ספר - "The name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher'
δὲ ὄνομα Δαβιρ ἦν τὸ πρότερον Πόλις γραμμάτων (Καριαθ σωφαρ )

Joshua 15:49
קרית־סנה היא דבר - "Kirjathsannah, which is Debir"
Πόλις γραμμάτων αὕτη Δαβιρ

This is unusual, the Septuagint translates ספר & סנה into γραμμάτων, the associate of דבר "word"
- γραμμάτων - set of written characters, piece of writing, paper, documents, book, treatise, division of dicasts, the roster of guards.

Which means סנה, ספר and דבר interchange, but the word סנה is the name of the burning-bush
and Judges 15:48 puts the place in the mountains.

ספר
- ψῆφος "reckoning, cipher, pebble"
- συγγραφή "written contract, bond"

דביר
- ἵδρυμα "establishment, foundation, support of thy city, of chieftains, ἵδρυμα πόλεως
- ἔπος "word"

סנה
- σκήνη "tent, banqueters, a wooden stage for actors
- κάννα " reed-pen"

Note the various renderings of γράμμα across the dialects of Ancient Greek.
- γράμμα - γράθμα - γράσσμα - γράφμα - γραπτός

γράσσμα = רשם (Aramaic)
γράφω > γάθμα = כתב
γράμμα = מכתב (μα-γάμ) (Exodus 39:30)

Psalm 16:1 - Michtam of David

The Septuagint translates מכתם as στηλογραφία
- γράμμα - notes in music
- στήλη- monument inscribed with record of victories, dedications, votes of thanks, treaties, laws, decrees
- στήλας ἀναγράψαι, γράφειν τινα εις στήλην

Joshua 18:4 - go through the land, and describe it (יכתבו - διαγραψάτωσαν)
Lee Mcgee


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