Re: Quite right, Kym.
Oct 03, 1999 08:09 PM
----- Original Message -----
> From: Bart Lidofsky <email@example.com>
> Date: Monday, October 04, 1999 2:24 AM
> Subject: Re: Quite right, Kym.
> > Alan wrote:
> > "Kingdom" is "Malkuth" - from Malech (King) or Malcha (Queen)
> Small correction; the Hebrew word for king is Melech (the ch
> like the Scottish "loch"), and the word for queen is Malkah (Malka if
> you speak with a Sephardic accent). "Malach" means "messenger", and is
> also the term used for angels (in Genesis, if you read "God sent a
> messenger" rather than "God sent an angel", there are parts which make
> somewhat more sense).
Only if you accept the vowel points which are as recent as 10th century
ce - another interpretation!
As the Lingua Franca of the time was more likely Aramaic, it would be
different again, wouldn't it? Sigh.
> > to death in one season to be reborn again in the next. Maybe
> > was not the good Jewish boy he is made out to be?
> Certainly not; that is why the Kingdom of Israel divided into the
> Kingdom of Israel and the Kingdom of Judah.
> > Don't believe something just because it is written down in a book,
> > whether by a man, woman, mahatma, newspaper editor or (especially) a
> > theosophist.
> Always good advice.
> Bart Lidofsky
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