[b-greek] RE: Jud 3:17 (LXX)

From: Jim West (jwest@highland.net)
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 13:39:38 EDT

At 09:41 AM 10/11/01 -0400, you wrote:

>A fat cow is a beautiful creature?

perhaps. but the words of Amos echo in my head- when he accuses the women
of Samaria being "cows of Bashan". This is clearly not intended to be a

There seem to be a wide range of possible understandings of the word "fat"
in the LXX. My question, to focus it a bit more, is- is it proper to
understand it in a positive way in the Eglon episode.




Jim West, ThD

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Roane State Community College and Quartz Hill School of Theology

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