Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who paraphrases; a paraphraser.
- n. rare someone who paraphrases
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A paraphraser.
“Chaldean paraphrast Jonathan, and twist about the words of”
“More correct is the explanation of the Chaldean paraphrast, ` Is it true that God has forbidden? etc. ”
“Going forward, on the south part, was the tower Meah: and beyond that, "the tower of Hananeel": in the Chaldee paraphrast it is, 'The tower Piccus,”
“The Chaldee paraphrast thus renders the words They shall ask after me, because they are carried away.”
“The Talmudists do concur also in the same sense with the Chaldee paraphrast, and in his very words; adding this moreover, -- that all those places, which are numbered-up by Isaiah in the place alleged, were travelled through by the enemy with his army in one day.”
“If not, which is my opinion, then it is probable that the Chaldee paraphrast gave the sense that most obtained in the nation at that time, with which that of the Greek accords well enough ...”
“The Chaldee paraphrast and the Rabbins understand this of the place where the army of the Assyrians perished: nor very subtily; for they seem to have perished, if so be they perished near”
“Latin interpreter of the Chaldee paraphrast follows there: nor without good reason.”
“And to this doth that in some measure attest which the Talmudists relate concerning the paraphrast of the prophets, that when he went about to paraphrase also the Hagiographa, or holy writings, he was forbidden by Bath Kol, saying, That he must abstain from that; for in those books was the end of the Messiah, viz. Daniel 9: 26. 13.”
“Jerusalem also might be seen, -- the words of the Chaldee paraphrast, upon”
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