- To Frank McCoy.
The word 'Jew' is not used in I Maccabees 5:21-23. There is only a
To Tom Butler.
Thanks for all the info. I'm still puzzled. Are you saying that the word
'Jew' in this one place in Neh. 2:16 means 'overseer'?
You say that it is thus used in Ezra. Which of the following references
to 'Jews' has this meaning? Ezra 4:12,23; 5:1:5; 6:7,8,14. Also in
Nehemiah 1:2; 2:16; 4:1,2; 5:1,6,17; 6:6; 13:23
I'm not doubting your main thesis, Tom. I don't have access to the
Strong you mentioned. But I can't find such a meaning for 'Jew' in BAGD
or TDNT or any commentary I have access to.
Ross Saunders from DownUnder