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Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:55 am
by lpetrich
The score:
JPS: standalone
Chabad, Alter, Fox, Friedman: adverbial clause

Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:41 pm
by nili
lpetrich wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:55 am
The score:
JPS: standalone
Chabad, Alter, Fox, Friedman: adverbial clause
:banghead:

The JPS TORAH COMMENTARY: GENESIS
The Traditional Hebrew Text with the New JPS Translation
Commentary by NAHUM M. SARNA
The Jewish Publication Society 5749/1989
When God began to create Heaven and earth -- the earth being unformed and void, with darkness over the surface of the deep and a wind from God sweeping over the water -- God said ...

Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:34 pm
by Ethan
The Ancient Hebrew word for "when" is מתי.

בראשית ברא מתי אלהים את השמים ואת הארץ

Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:35 am
by nili
Ethan wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:34 pm
The Ancient Hebrew word for "when" is מתי. ...
Yes it is. Thanks for sharing. :roll:

Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:58 pm
by lpetrich
I was using Tanach (JPS): Genesis: Genesis Chapter 1 from 1917. Seems like it was revised from standalone in 1917 to adverbial in 1989.

Re: In the beginning, God separated?

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:44 pm
by nili
lpetrich wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:58 pm
I was using Tanach (JPS): Genesis: Genesis Chapter 1 from 1917. ...
There's a lesson here ...