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by nili
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew

May I point out that although you went to the unusual effort to post a link to Strong's for bara in your post, I haven't been exactly overwhelmed by any substantial additional value in your posts here in general. OK, although I do not recall posting a link to Strong's (other than indirectly). I und...
by nili
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew

Always nice to look at the one part of the bible everyone knows. ‎בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ ׃ (Gen. 1:1 WTT) When God began to create heaven and earth (Gen. 1:1 TNK) IN THE beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Gen. 1:1 JPS) Personally, it is one of...
by nili
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew

On the other hand, there are those who would argue that bara does not mean 'created' in Gn 1:1. How? Looking elsewhere in the Bible, it appears in contexts that clearly indicate giving some form to pre-existing material. Strong's Hebrew: 1254. בָּרָא (bara') -- choose So that word alone does not sa...
by nili
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew

Ethan wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:03 am
ברא (bara') is an irregular verb, ...
... which is wholly irrelevant.
by nili
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: "baramin" - bad grammar in Hebrew

On the other hand, there are those who would argue that bara does not mean 'created' in Gn 1:1.
by nili
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Women of the Wall
Replies: 28
Views: 9139

Re: Women of the Wall

According to Jewish tradition, the Oral Torah was passed down orally in an unbroken chain from generation to generation until its contents were finally committed to writing following the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, when Jewish civilization was faced with an existential threat.[1][cla...
by nili
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Women of the Wall
Replies: 28
Views: 9139

Re: Women of the Wall

semiopen wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:17 pm
The wall might be the one part of Israeli life that the chief Rabbinate should maintain control of.
Nonsense.
by nili
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Women of the Wall
Replies: 28
Views: 9139

Re: Women of the Wall

The answer is not to replace one religious institution with some other religious institution but to effect the separation of church and state wherein bullies and thugs get arrested for engaging in acts of bullying and thuggery - and I say this as someone whose wife has davened with Women of the Wall...
by nili
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: LXX
Replies: 12
Views: 8452

Re: LXX

How accurate was this translation? How can someone answer this without knowing the Vorlage ? True, however the Hexapla is a clue that perhaps some people found issues with the LXX ... With all due respect, that is an entirely different issue. Without access to the Vorlage there is little basis for ...
by nili
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: LXX
Replies: 12
Views: 8452

Re: LXX

arnoldo wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:19 pm
How accurate was this translation?
How can someone answer this without knowing the Vorlage?