Would you do us the favor of answering this two question poll so we can know how to serve you better? You will also be given the opportunity to join our team tasked with how to make BiblicalTraining.org better. Thank you. --Bill Mounce
QUARTERMASTER (Heb. שַׂר, H8569, plus מְנוּחָֽה, tr. quartermaster by RSV in Jer 51:59). This reading is based on an emendation by metathesis. A similar expression applied to David in 1 Chronicles 28:2 shows the KJV is more apt, “quiet prince.” There is no ground for emendation. Ugaritic does not develop this stem; it is a title of royalty, but is used in different semantic relationships and with various meanings.