Category Archives: Language

Living His Testimonies

I want to explore Psalm 119.  Not all in one go!  But I have been appreciating it for some time now, and recently I bumped into someone who had gone one better than me and memorized the Psalm in Hebrew.  … Continue reading

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How does the French ‘jour’ come from Latin ‘dies’?

I stumbled across this nice, clear explanation in Boswell’s Life of Johnson today (p.416 in my Everyman edition): We talked of languages, Johnson observed that Leibnitz had made some progress in a work, tracing all languages up to the Hebrew: … Continue reading

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