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Dust · 17h ago

1 Samuel 22

I had often wondered about Doeg. One can see him wanting to be on side with his very self-centred boss. We all know about self-centred bosses. There are a lot of problems with human governan...
Dust · 1d ago

Psalm 104

Performance here. (Again with some spurious methegs.) Verse 15 illustrates a slight difference in the way my program interprets the ornaments. The interest to me is in the question as to whe...
Dust · 2d ago

2 Samuel 4

2 Samuel 4 Fn Min Max Syll וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע בֶּן־שָׁא֗וּל כִּ֣י מֵ֤ת אַבְנֵר֙ בְּחֶבְר֔וֹן וַיִּרְפּ֖וּ יָדָ֑יו וְכָל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל נִבְהָֽלוּ 1 And the child of Saul heard that Abner was dea...
Dust · 3d ago

Exodus 27

More of the detailed dedicated design of the dwelling place. Exodus 27 Fn Min Max Syll וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ אֶת־הַמִּזְבֵּ֖חַ עֲצֵ֣י שִׁטִּ֑ים חָמֵשׁ֩ אַמּ֨וֹת אֹ֜רֶךְ וְחָמֵ֧שׁ אַמּ֣וֹת רֹ֗חַב...
Dust · 4d ago

Genesis 42

Verse 6, obscured by the desire for functional meaning, has a Eucharistic element in it in the analogue of Egypt as the world. Just thinking of the word שׁבר glossed as follows: shatter (41)...
Dust · 5d ago

1 Chronicles 5

We learn some important things about birthright from comments in this chapter. And also about the current situation for the writer. In all these chapters full of names, there are tidbits tha...
Dust · 6d ago

Tim Bulkeley interviews Bob MacDonald

Tim Bulkeley interviewed me on Skype. What you have is the spontaneous first conversation with some of the um's and er's removed and with a few illustrations added. Tim's questions are in te...
Dust · 6d ago

2 Chronicles 19

Nice short chapter in somewhat familiar language territory. Verse 2 is without change of word order. Perhaps the question should be first, but the immediate answer for me was, Of course you ...
Dust · 1w ago

Isaiah 23

Canaan is occasionally interpreted as shopkeeper. My Hebrew Latin concordance  (negotiator, mercator) allows it 4 times only: Zechariah 14.21, Proverbs 31.24, Job 41.6, Isaiah 23.8 (not vs 1...
Dust · 1W ago

Psalms 47

The Psalm for ascension day (transferred). Psalms 47 Fn Min Max Syll לַמְנַצֵּ֬חַ ׀ לִבְנֵי־קֹ֬רַח מִזְמֽוֹר 1 For the leader. Of the children of Korah. A psalm. 3e 3e 9 כָּֽל־הָ֭עַ...