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  • Her father also asks what she wants; at her request he gives her the upper and lower springs in the Negev (named Gulloth-mayim in Judges).

    Achsah: Bible.

  • “Waters Did Gather” (Ma'amar be-yiqqawu ha-mayim), as shown by Resianne Fontaine in her critical edition and English translation of the former (Fontaine 1995).

    Influence of Arabic and Islamic Philosophy on Judaic Thought

  • Therefore the author inserted an appositional mayim, "waters," to indicate at once what manner of destruction was meant.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • What could not be claimed by right of possession from Abraham's time was contested, especially in this case where "running water" (Hebrew idiom: "living water," mayim chayyim) was found.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The water of "separation" or of purification as designated in the Hebrew text is not mayim hayim, pure water, but mayim tahorim, water of purification, - a fluid made of the ashes of

    Autobiography of John G. Fee: Berea, Kentucky

  • Wine he calls a septuagenarian, the letters of the Hebrew word for wine (_yayin_) representing seventy, and water a nonagenarian, because _mayim_ (water) represents ninety:

    Jewish Literature and Other Essays

  • I wish, sir, they were mayim, hayim for your sake, I do indeed, sir, I wish they were living waters.

    The Bible in Spain

  • FuzzyDave > oh i'd do six in a heartbeat. but saying i'd do mayim bialik brings more Funny

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  • _mima_ "water," in Hebrew _shâmayim_ and _mayim_, which we gather from the cuneiform spelling have been wrongly punctuated by the Masoretes, as well as _khaya_ "living," the Hebrew _khai_, and _makhsû_, "they have smitten him," the Hebrew _makhatsu_.

    Patriarchal Palestine

  • [14] "Way-yo'hmer 'helohim yehi raquianh be-thok ham-mayim wihi mavdil beyn mayim la-mayim.

    Myths and Myth-makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology

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