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November 19th, 2003
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Picking Worms in the Footsteps of Giants

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From:shunra
Date:November 19th, 2003 06:36 am (UTC)

All translation has mistakes in it...

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...especially ones by Russians translating from Greek into Hebrew. And even more so, when the Hebrew they're translating into doesn't actually exist but is being invented by them on-the-fly.

This is not to disparage T's genius (or Hebrew! or poetry!) - but rather, to reassure you that seeing farther by standing on the shoulders of giants is no disrespect to the giants.
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