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Numbers 5:21 - 22, Dark Meat, Anyone?

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  • Teallaura
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  • firstfloor
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    Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
    FF, I posted that - didn't dispute the possible understanding of genitalia (although it cannot be every case because it makes no sense). The question is what it means in the actual passage - and John posted a support for part of your reading.
    It hasn't proven the abortion case by a long shot but I want to think about it before framing the next question.
    No problem. I am sitting on my hands.

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  • Teallaura
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    FF, I posted that - didn't dispute the possible understanding of genitalia (although it cannot be every case because it makes no sense). The question is what it means in the actual passage - and John posted a support for part of your reading.


    It hasn't proven the abortion case by a long shot but I want to think about it before framing the next question.

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  • firstfloor
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    Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
    This came up in another thread. The assertion is that the 'thigh' in 5:21 and 22 is referring to the woman's genitals. The NIV translates it as 'womb' but Strong's and ISBE don't seem to support that.
    http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/...gs=H3409&t=KJV
    So, what is the term referring to in this passage?
    Hello again.
    http://biblehub.com/hebrew/3409.htm
    Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance
    body, loins, shaft, side, thigh
    From an unused root meaning to be soft; the thigh (from its fleshy softness); by euphem. The generative parts; figuratively, a shank, flank, side -- X body, loins, shaft, side, thigh.

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  • Teallaura
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    Okay, thanks. Hmmm....

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  • John Reece
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    Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
    This came up in another thread. The assertion is that the 'thigh' in 5:21 and 22 is referring to the woman's genitals. The NIV translates it as 'womb' but Strong's and ISBE don't seem to support that.

    http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/...gs=H3409&t=KJV

    So, what is the term referring to in this passage?
    According to Jacob Milgrom in The JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers (Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 1990),
    "Thigh" probably is a euphemism for the procreative organs (...), thus referring to the physical inability to beget children (...).

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  • Teallaura
    started a topic Numbers 5:21 - 22, Dark Meat, Anyone?

    Numbers 5:21 - 22, Dark Meat, Anyone?

    This came up in another thread. The assertion is that the 'thigh' in 5:21 and 22 is referring to the woman's genitals. The NIV translates it as 'womb' but Strong's and ISBE don't seem to support that.

    http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/...gs=H3409&t=KJV

    So, what is the term referring to in this passage?

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