Post by Dfirstname.lastname@example.org
Years ago, I saw an episode of the series "Mysteries of the Bible"
in which Lawrence Schiffman stated something like: About 25% of
the words in the Hebrew Bible are of disputed/unknown meaning.
Has anyone heard something similar?
No, and it's a suspiciously round number.
"Gopher wood" comes up about once; no one knows what it is.
"Unclean" comes up as the main subject of the book, as far
as I recall. So the word are not used equally. Several
references translated as "dragon" as common wildlife are
dubious. If you can't eat it or sacrifice it, coverage