Re: Gen. 21:9-LXX

From: Jim West (jwest@Highland.Net)
Date: Tue Nov 10 1998 - 11:29:53 EST

At 12:54 PM 11/10/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Dear B-Greekers,
>The text of Gen. 21:10 reads:PAIZONTA META ISAAK TOU hUIOU AUTHS.
>My question: What was Ishmael doing to Isaac? I have my own ideas, but
>this verse has brought up some questions.
>Edgar Foster

See Gerhard von Rad's commentary on Genesis. The Hebrew seems to indicate
that Ishamel was "sporting" with Isaac- the same way that Isaac "sported"
with Rebecca (!). Anyway, see von Rad.




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