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  • The first fact communicated to her concerning his nature is that he will be by disposition a pere '` adham, "a wild ass of a man," the second noun in the construct relationship with the first (K.S. 337-c).

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The first Adam, 'adham in v. 1, is certainly a proper name, according to the analogy of all the other headings of this nature in

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • In this verse we have the first undoubtedly clear use of 'adham as a proper noun.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The being to be made is called 'adham, a term whose root significance must very likely be sought in the cognate word' adhamah (see v. 25) which refers to the soil capable of cultivation.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The next 'adham in v. 1 seems to hover on the border-line between the proper noun and the generic word "man."

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • In spite of all the Spirit's corrective efforts "mankind" ( 'adham) had persisted in abandoning the way of truth and life.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The account still refers to him by the generic name "the man," as appears from the use of the article before 'adham.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Williams, of Swansea, who matriculated in 1672, or N [icholas] W [adham], of Rhydodyn, Carmarthen, who matriculated in 1669.

    Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II

  • Gershuny explores the pervasive consequences of prejudiced Biblical translations: for example, the failure to render the Hebrew 'adham (translated Adam) as the equivalent of

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 2

  • Though from one point of view it is entirely proper to say that God on the sixth day created "man" ( 'adham), yet, as the rest of the account at once indicates, this term is meant genetically; and, since by a special work of the Almighty woman is brought into being, this first statement of the case amplifies itself into the more exact statement of the case that "the man" (the article of relative familiarity, K.S. 298a) was created "male and female" (zakhar, from the root meaning male; neqebhah, from naqab, meaning to perforate).

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