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Offline Hermine Dow  
#1 Posted : Saturday, February 1, 2014 10:38:55 AM(UTC)
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ITG 3-2 p 85 and 92

You make the point, and it seems an important point, that geber means 'an individual'. In Strongs it is # 1397 and seems to mean strong young man. How do you get 'individual' from this?
Offline James  
#2 Posted : Saturday, February 1, 2014 10:51:44 AM(UTC)
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Dictionary of Biblical Languages: Hebrew wrote:
1505 I. גֶּבֶר (gě·ḇěr): n.masc.; ≡ Str 1397; TWOT 310a—1. LN 9.24–9.33 man, i.e., the male of the human species, sometimes only slightly implying strength (Dt 22:5; Ps 88:5[EB 4]; Ps 127:5; Isa 22:17); also part of a compound name, see Ben-Geber, see 1205; Ezion Geber, see 6787; 2. LN 59.23–59.34 one, each, i.e., a marker functioning to identify an object as an individual of a larger whole (Joel 2:8); 3. LN 9.1–9.23 human being, person, individual, i.e., one who may be a male or female (Job 14:14; Ps 18:26[EB 25]; 37:23; Pr 20:24; 29:5; Jer 17:5; Mic 2:2), note: though of masc. gender, the context deals with issues related to humans not just males


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Offline Hermine Dow  
#3 Posted : Saturday, February 1, 2014 11:07:21 AM(UTC)
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thanks!
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