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Bible Translations and Mistranslations

Things to do with Your Hands

A string of comments on a thread at BBB raises the issue of what it means in Ezekiel 6:11 to “clap your hands” in horror (NRSV, NAB, NLT, and others).

It turns out that the Hebrew doesn’t say “clap” but rather “strike with.”
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June 11, 2010 Posted by | translation practice | , , , | Comments Off on Things to do with Your Hands