Re: LXX Prov 9:18
- Dear Michael:
In LSJ I find that _peteuron_ can also have meaning of "springboard." This
could be an interpretive paraphrase in a very vivid mannerof the "depths"
to which one will plunge if he consorts with the wrong type of woman. Her
house is the "springboard" to Hades.
At 01:58 PM 10/6/96 -0600, you wrote:
>Can anyone explain petauron (var. peteuron) in LXX Prov 9:18:Kevin W. Woodruff
>"For he does not know that mortals (ge:geneis) perish with her, and he
>meets with the pole (?)" of Hades (kai epi peteuron hadou synanta(i) ?
>Heb has "... b`imqey $'ol qru'eyha "and her guests are in the depths of
>Sheol" qr'yh is parsed as qr', so peteuron must come from b`mqy. But
>how? Looks like an inner-Gk error.
>Michael V. Fox
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>University of Wisconsin
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