574Re: [revelation-list] Morning star
- Jul 15, 2003I said:
>This is not strictly true. Venus (commonly called the morning star) isand Pere replied
>actually visible between daybreak and the rising of the sun over the
>Yes... but you do not answer my question: is it logical to translateBut there is an important issue here regarding methodology in translation
>'morning star'? Would it not be better translated as 'the early morning
>star' or as 'the dawn star'?
and semantic fields. The text appears to be referring (in the context of a
metaphor) to that which in English is already known as 'the morning star.'
So we had better translate it into English as 'the morning star'--even if we
think that is not a good English description of what it refers to!
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