New answers tagged

0 votes

Proverbs 5:2-3 - Does the LXX preserve a dropped line or make an editorial addition?

I am not a textual critic, but can find no evidence that there is significant variation in ancient Hebrew texts. Dr. John Gill (1690-1771) gives an explanation in John Gill's Exposition of the Entire ...
llessurt's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes

What kind of parallelism is Proverbs 18:22 and how is it translated?

Here is a sampling of the classic Hebrew commentators on this verse: Metzudat David: A good wife will protect him from sinning, and therefore he will find God's favor. Malbim reads the verse ...
diyImma's user avatar
  • 371
10 votes

Help identifying this Hebrew word: "lesh," meaning "narcissistic"?

The Hebrew word you are looking for is לֵץ. However, according to the Academy of the Hebrew Language (established in 1953),1 the Hebrew word לֵץ should be transliterated into English as lets, not lesh....
Der Übermensch's user avatar

Top 50 recent answers are included