Category Archives: Translation
Pr 17 12 A study of the puzzling mis-translation of Proverbs 17.12 and a suggested rendering.
Gn 44 – whose story This paper presents a textlinguistic analysis of the Hebrew text of Gn 44.1-13, and then compares the results of this to the same verses in the New Living Translation (first edition) in order to ask … Continue reading
Textbook Answer Key, chs. 1-18 : An answer key to the first eighteen chapters of Learning & Reading Biblical Hebrew (unpublished).
Learning & Reading Biblical Hebrew This file contains the complete text (pdf) of a pre-publication version of A New Grammar of Biblical Hebrew, now published by Sheffield Phoenix (2010).
Pr 11 22 – Frozen Renderings The traditional (and unanimous) renderings of Proverbs 11.22 are misleading, suggesting that the deficiency lies in the woman’s ability to discern error; examining the Hebrew text reveals that she is willfully ignorant, rejecting opportunities … Continue reading