Saturday, February 13, 2010
Moses in Exodus 34.29-35
The Hebrew word in Exodus 34.29 for shone is karan. This word can be interpreted either as glow [shone] or horns. When the Bible was translated into Latin they mistranslated it as horns. That is why on this carving by Michelangelo Moses has horns on his head. I have always thought it was weird when I saw this carving ----- now I know.