From: Jim West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Sep 16 2000 - 16:39:32 EDT
At 04:28 PM 9/16/00 -0400, you wrote:
>In his book under "List of Abbreviations" Edersheim notes that Mass. Ger.
>refers to the book Massecheth Sepher Gerim which I would translate as
>"Tractate Book of Jewish Proselytes."
or perhaps "Tractate Book regarding Resident Aliens" since <heb> ger </heb>
denotes a resident alien (it seems to me "proselyte" is a bit too specific).
"When the authorities are clever, and the poor are loyal, it is the effect
of the blessing of Arrata" Sumerian Proverb.
Jim West, ThD
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