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Jots AND a Tittle

Twenty years ago, when reading the above verse, I would not have been able to tell you what a jot or tittle was. I would have thought it meant a small letter or stroke of a pen. That was what our Christian teachers taught us. Who knew?? No one I knew. It wasn’t until IContinue reading “Jots AND a Tittle”

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Then it shall come to pass = Ekev עקב

Do you remember in the Torah portion two weeks ago where the Almighty warns us not to add to, nor take away from His word? “You shall not add to the word which I command you, nor take from it…” – Deut 4:2a Here is a great example of why we (and especially the translators)Continue reading “Then it shall come to pass = Ekev עקב”