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.

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