[b-greek] Re: Is 7:14 and PARQENOS

From: Dave Washburn (dwashbur@nyx.net)
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 21:14:21 EDT

My personal exegetical opinion
> is that an almah is a young girl that one might want to pursue for marriage
> and the related term, bethulah, is used when one wants to make the point that
> a young girl is not a harlot.

Um, in that culture, wouldn't a "young girl that one might want to
pursue for marriage" be assumed to be a virgin?

Dave Washburn
"You just keep thinking, Butch. That's what you're good at."

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