HDAS negative "good thing."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 15 05:49:07 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:05 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> Of course, as interpreted by theologians over the millennia, this
> (Proverbs 18:22) means that
> _good thing_ = _servant_, _slave_.

So much the better! Though it's unlikely that people who use(d) negative
"good thing" are/were also avid readers of, e.g. _Theological Studies_. Of


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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