Lamed sentence example
- The horse was lamed on a rock.
- Economic distress increased the number of highway robberies, these in turn lamed commercial intercourse.
- In a few verses the "wrestling" ('-b -k) of Jacob (ya'agob) is associated with the Jabbok ()labboq); his "striving" explains his name Israel; at Peniel he sees "the face of God," and when touched on his vulnerable spot - the hollow of the thigh - he is lamed, hence "the children of Israel eat not the sinew of the hip which is upon the hollow of the thigh unto this day" (xxxii.
- G.R. Driver suggests that lz)z( may have been derived from the Arabic 'azÃ¢zu(n) 'rough ground' to which a formative lamed was added 5.
- Lamed, Literature of American History (Boston, 1902), and useful lists in Ropes, op. cit., and in the Cambridge Modern History, vol.Advertisement
- Transposing verses 5, 6, and correcting their text, we see that the Jod stanza (verses 3, 4) precedes the Lamed (verses 6, 5), Caph having disappeared between them.
- By this permutation, Aleph, the first letter of the alphabet, becomes Lamed, the twelfth letter; Beth becomes Mem, and so on.