Category Archives: Translation

The post or page contains a discussion of how biblical Hebrew is translated or the content of the post or page depends on the correct translation of a biblical word or text.

Translations: Genesis 15:1-6

Just a reminder, this is largely a blog dedicated to learning to read and understand biblical Hebrew. So, these posts are intended to focus on the Hebrew, not the theology. However, sometimes theology cannot be avoided and the theology advanced … Continue reading

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Whose Righteousness – Abram’s or God’s?

Genesis 15:6 (NRS) And he believed the LORD; and the LORD reckoned it to him as righteousness. As translated by the RSV, this verse is grammatically incorrect. Correcting the English translation to correspond to the Hebrew וְהֶאֱמִן בַּיהוָה וַיַּחְשְׁבֶהָ לּוֹ … Continue reading

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Genesis 15:3 – Is Abram Frustrated, Angry, or Both?

I’ve posted my translation of Genesis 15:3 in the Verse Translations Forum (in the event you may want to post a question or make a comment). On the other hand, you can download the translation in PDF form. By way of … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:11-12 – Of Fruit Trees And Omnipotence

In Genesis 1:11 God instructs the earth to bring forth, among other forms of vegetation, “trees of fruit making fruit“1)Alternatively, “trees bearing fruit making fruit” or “trees bearing fruit continually“.. However, the next verse reveals that the earth failed to … Continue reading

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