[DWJ] HOMEWARD BOUNDERS translation question

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 04:35:22 EDT 2010


On 6 July 2010 09:31, Gili Bar-Hillel <gbhillel at netvision.net.il> wrote:

>
> Where we did make a minor substitution for culture's sake was with the name
> of the Wandering Jew, Ahasuerus. Jewish children reading this name would
> inevitably tie it with the Persian King from the Purim story in Esther's
> Scroll, Ahasuerus (Xerxes), who was most definitely not Jewish.
>


It's *Ahasuerus *of *Daniel* 9:1 I believe who gets set wandering for not
believing God's warnings. Could be mistaken tho.


F.


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