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Original Biblical Hebrew?

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Mu Beta

I know this is taking pedanticism to new lengths, but wasn't the Bible originally written in Arameic?

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Original Biblical Hebrew?

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Bels - an incurable optimist. A1050986

I thought different bits of it were in different Semitic languages - but what do I know? I always thought the language of the Psalms was Hebrew.


Original Biblical Hebrew?

Post 3

Mu Beta

Oh aye, you could be right - the Psalms probably were written in Hebrew.

I suppose it's just that I found the phrase a little bit odd more than anything.

Nice entry, btw. If only it made the Chichester Psalms easier to sing. smiley - winkeye

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Original Biblical Hebrew?

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Bels - an incurable optimist. A1050986

I've got the transliterated Hebrew text of Ps 23 (and translation) in A751727 if that helps.


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