Moses with horns

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 28 18:10:54 UTC 2010

Acording to the story that I heard, the translators of the Septuagint
misread the Hebrew word, _qrn_ "ray" for the word, _qrn_ "horn," both
related to _QoReN_, the surname of my first Hebrew professor.

To those who know what really happened, please note that I present an
alternative *story* and not the *truth*.


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 7:28 AM, Tom Zurinskas <truespel at> wrote:
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> My wife just read an article to me that said there are thousands of picturr=
> es of Moses with horns on his head.  Even Michaelangelo did it.  The reason=
>  is that in the 400's St Jerome misinterpreted the Bible which said that Mo=
> ses's face had glowing skin into his head had horns.  This was the new bibl=
> e=2C and thus Moses must have horns in the paintings. =20
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> see phonetic spelling
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