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  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.   Hendriks, Elisabet (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006)
    How should metaphors be treated in a source language-oriented translation of the Bible with the following translation brief? Create a source language-oriented translation of the Bible in idiomatic Afrikaans which can be ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.   Wendland, Ernst R. (Department of Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2010)
    The function of BH word order (or more specifically clause constituent order) patterns has received considerable attention during the last two decades. Recently, Lunn (2006) provided an innovative explanation of how the ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (Biblica, 2006)
    In a recent survey of Biblical Hebrew lexica(l), it was pointed out that the theoretical frames of reference underlying both the older classics such as Brown-Driver-Briggs (=BDB)(2) and Koehler and Baumgartner (=KB)e), ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (Waltrop, 2006)
    Hebrew (=BH) and other Semitic languages, one seldom comes across explicit definitions of the term “lexicography”. An exception is O’Connor (2002). According to him, lexicography seeks to guide and describe the ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.   Gross , Erasmus (ed)   Stipp, Hermann-Josef (ed) (Herder GmbH, 2011)
    The present work investigates the differences between three apparent nearsynonyms הִנֵּה ,הֵן and רְאֵה . Their semantic potential is established on the basis of exhaustive studies of the occurrences of each form in the ...
  • Van Der Merwe, C. H. J.   Talstra, Eep   Bartelmus, Rudiger (ed)   Jenni, Ernst (ed)   Kedar-Kopfstein, Benjamin (ed)   Lichtenberger, Hermann (ed)   Lipinski, Edward (ed)   Muller, Hans-Peter (ed)   Renz, Johannes (ed)   Segert, Stanislav (ed)   Stuckenbruck, Loren T. (ed) (W. Kohlhammer, 2003)
    In recent years different theoretical frames of reference were used in attempts to better understand the language(s) of the Hebrew Bible. While the 19th and first half of the 20th century were dominated by historical-comparative ...
  • Van Der Merwe, C. H. J. (Oxford University Press, 2009)
    Despite the attention devoted to כּﬦ from various angles in recent years, there has been no exhaustive treatment in terms of all its occurrences in the Hebrew Bible. In this revision of the author's own detailed description ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-07)
    Translating the Bible so that target audiences can easily understand the meaning of the text has dominated the theory and practice of Bible translation since the 1960s. Source oriented translations that are typically ...
  • Thom, Johan C. (SA ePublications, 2005)
    The Hymn to Zeus by the Stoic philosopher Cleanthes is one of the most intriguing texts to survive from tl1e Hellenist:ic period, and of great significance for the history of Hellenistic philosophy, the history of ...
  • Kotze, Zacharias (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004-12)
    This article reviews several approaches to the study of anger in the Old Testament. It focuses on the use of methodology in these trends with specific reference to the common neglect of Classical Hebrew terminology and ...

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