From: Ben Crick (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Nov 11 1998 - 13:23:06 EST
On Tue 10 Nov 98 (21:07:56), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> One of the possible meanings of the Hebrew verb used here is "to mock."
> And we can find various forms of PAIZW used in this manner is the LXX.
> It appears to me that Ishmael was mocking Isaac, as young rivals are
> wont to do!
PAIZW to "kid" - to treat childishly; to play as children play.
With intense sibling rivalry no doubt. Bullying is a perpetual problem
in children's schools.
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <email@example.com> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK) http://www.cnetwork.co.uk/crick.htm
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