Go’el : Hebrew has a word for it #2

Nov 7, 14 • Reading, Ruth, TheologyComments Off on Go’el : Hebrew has a word for it #2Read More »

Go’el is another thoroughly cultural word, that is highly theological. Again it is prominent in Ruth.

This time there is one English word that is often a decent translation, redeemer, the problem is redeem carries a different weight of overtones from ga’al.

There is a good short post about ga’al here with reference to Jesus and Boaz and Wikipedia has a very short article.

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