Monday, August 21, 2017

Sitting In the Seat of Scoffers

Inter-faith dialogues in mosques or the LDS churches violate verse:

Psa 1:1  How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

"Seat": môshâb  
1) seat, assembly, dwelling-place, dwelling, dwellers
1a) seat, sitting, those sitting, sitting company or assembly
1b) dwelling place, dwelling
1c) situation, location
1d) time of dwelling
1e) those dwelling, dweller

More on how this word is used here.

Psa 26:4  I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders. 
Psa 26:5  I hate the assembly of evildoers, And I will not sit with the wicked. 

Here, sit:

BDB Definition:
1) to dwell, remain, sit, abide
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to sit, sit down
1a2) to be set
1a3) to remain, stay
1a4) to dwell, have one’s abode
1b) (Niphal) to be inhabited
1c) (Piel) to set, place
1d) (Hiphil)
1d1) to cause to sit
1d2) to cause to abide, set
1d3) to cause to dwell
1d4) to cause (cities) to be inhabited
1d5) to marry (give an dwelling to)
1e) (Hophal)
1e1) to be inhabited
1e2) to make to dwell
Part of Speech: verb

NASB Translation
abide (5), abides (2), abode (1), convened (1), dwell (61), dweller (1), dwelling (20), dwells (12), dwelt (9), enthroned (9), had (1), inhabit (6), inhabitant (27), inhabitants (202), inhabitants of dwell (1), inhabited (25), inhabiting (1), inhabits (1), left (1), live (118), lived (137), lives (7), living (44), lurking (1), makes (1), married (6), marrying (1), occupants (1), occupied (1), passed (1), peaceful (1), placed (1), remain (21), remained (27), remaining (1), reposed (1), resettle (1), residents (1), retire (1), rule (1), sat (42), sat down (21), seat (2), seated (3), set (3), settle (6), settled (23), sit (68), sit down (7), sits (20), sits enthroned (1), sitting (48), sitting down (3), sitting still (1), situated (1), spent (1), stand (1), stay (29), stayed (25), staying (6), stays (2), take a seat (1), taken his seat (1), wait (2).

Translated once as "convened" Ezr_10:16  But the exiles did so. And Ezra the priest selected men who were heads of fathers' households for each of their father's households, all of them by name. So they convened on the first day of the tenth month to investigate the matter. 

2. a. remain, stay, tarry (for a limited or indefinite time), with אֶת person Genesis 24:55 (J), Judges 19:42 Samuel 16:8....

More on this word here.

No comments: