By George M. Lamsa
By means of George M. Lamsa, formerly writer of Gospel gentle, New testomony statement and different Biblical works. ISBN 0-87981-096-3. the aim of this "nohara", or observation, is to throw gentle on vague passages in Bible translations, to right the phrases which were mistranslated, and therefore to get well the misplaced that means of the verses; to give an explanation for biblical idioms, metaphors, allegories, customs, and manners which of their historical context are tricky and surprising to Western minds, yet basic for the Easterners to appreciate. in the end, the previous testomony was once written first in Semitic languages, for Semitic humans, centuries earlier than Greek, Latin, and the current eu languages have been born. the hot testomony was once written for the descendants of a similar humans. And the authors of this sacred literature wre moved through the Holy Spirit. They lived in an international of unseen realities.
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27 Then the sons of Jacob came back to the slain, and plundered the town, because they had defiled their sister. 28 They took their sheep and their oxen and their asses and whatever was in the town and in the field. 29 And all their wealth and all their little ones; and their wives they carried captive, and plundered everything that was in the town. 30 Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have done me a great harm, for you have hurt my reputation among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and I being few in numbers, they may gather themselves together against me, and attack me; I shall be destroyed, both I and my household.
20 And to Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, whom Asiath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bore to him. 21 The sons of Benjamin: Belah, Akbar, Ashkel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Arosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard. 22 These are the sons of Rachel, whom she bore to Jacob, fourteen persons in all. 23 The son of Dan: Hushim. 24 And the sons of Naphtali: Nahzael, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem. 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to Rachel, his daughter, and she bore these to Jacob, seven persons in all.
14 Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon; and he shaved himself, and changed his clothes, and came in before Pharaoh. 15 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it; and I have heard concerning you, that when you hear a dream you can interpret it. " "17 ¶ Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, In my dream I was standing on the bank of the river; 18 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven fat and beautiful cows; and they fed in a meadow; 19 And, behold, seven other cows came up after them, poor and ill-favored and lean.