The Printed Hebrew Text Of The Old Testament Vindicated; An Answer To Mr. Kennicott's Dissertation

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byFowler Comings

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1753 edition. Excerpt: ...Enallage Numeri; but for the Propriety of the Expression as it now stands, which cannot by any means be disputed. The Phrase, which they had digged in the Days of Abraham his Father, is well known to be equivalent to the Expression, which the People that liv'd in the Days of Abraham his Father had digged; or, which had been digged in the Days of Abraham his Father. Where is the Difficulty in this Passage thus understood? and what Force is there done in thus understanding it? The Objections which Mr. Kennicott makes to the Beginning of the 29th Chapter of Genesis, are of the same Kind with these just now considers. For he should have recollected that the Phrase in the 2d Ver. out of that Well they watered the Flocks, is equivalent to this, out of that Well the Flocks were watered. Or if we look into the first Verse we find that there are People mention'd, with whom Jacob might carry on the Dialogue here recorded: Then Jacob went on his Journey, and came into the Land of the People of the East: the Dip therefore are the People with whom the Patriarch converses.--And as for the Difficulty which Mr. KJtnnicott imagines he saw in the 3 d Verse, no Man that is allow'd to differ from the Interpretations of Commentators, and to think. for himself, could possibly mistake it, or understand it in a Manner different from the vulgate Version. Mr. Kennicott next produces, as he does very frequently afterwards, a Mistake from one of the MSS. But as we have nothing to do with the Faults of a rejected MS, I shall take no Notice of Things of this Kind.-P. 368. Gen. 31. 39. "The Participle TQJJl "furto ablatum occurs twice in this Verse, being "doubly irregular; having an unnecessary and "not having the necessary "." Why is this ' to...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1753 edition. Excerpt: ...Enallage Numeri; but for the Propriety of the Expression as it now stands, which cannot by any means be disputed. The P...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217768296

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