By George M. Lamsa
By way of George M. Lamsa, formerly writer of Gospel gentle, New testomony statement and different Biblical works. ISBN 0-87981-096-3. the aim of this "nohara", or statement, is to throw mild on imprecise passages in Bible translations, to right the phrases that have been mistranslated, and therefore to get well the misplaced which means of the verses; to give an explanation for biblical idioms, metaphors, allegories, customs, and manners which of their old context are tough and unusual to Western minds, yet easy for the Easterners to appreciate. finally, the previous testomony was once written first in Semitic languages, for Semitic humans, centuries sooner than Greek, Latin, and the current ecu languages have been born. the hot testomony used to be written for the descendants of an identical humans. And the authors of this sacred literature wre moved via the Holy Spirit. They lived in an international of unseen realities.
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21 And as for the people, he removed them from town to town from one end of the borders of Egypt to the other end thereof. 22 Only the land of the priests he did not buy; for the priests had a grant from Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them; therefore they did not sell their lands. 23 Then Joseph said to the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your lands for Pharaoh; 1o, here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land. 24 And it shall come to pass when the crops are gathered in, you shall give the fifth part to Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field and for your food and for food for your household and for food for your little ones.
God has found out the iniquity of your servants; behold, we are my lord’s servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found. " "18 ¶ Then Judah came near to him and said, I beg you, O my lord, let your servant speak a few words in my lord’s presence, and let not your anger burn against your servant; for you are even like Pharaoh. 19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have you a father, or a brother? 20 And we said to my lord, We have a father, an old man, and he has a young son, the child of his old age; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.
2 And God spoke to Israel in a vision of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I. 3 Then he said to him. " "5 ¶ And Jacob rose up from Beersheba; and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, their little ones, and their wives in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. 6 And they took their cattle and their goods which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob and all his offspring with him; 7 His sons and his grandsons, his daughters and his sons’ daughters, and all his offspring he brought with him into Egypt.