Notes by Autumn Light

On Hebrew, English, translation, editing, and more—by Jonathan Orr-Stav

Could the Ten Commandments on stone be or represent the invention of Hebrew writing?

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No—just as the works of Shakespeare or the King James Bible don’t represent the invention of English writing. A document of such seminal importance is never the first example of a new script, but on the contrary, evidence of a well-established one.

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Author: יונתן אור-סתיו | Jonathan Orr-Stav

Hebrew-English translator, editor, author. מתרגם עברית–אנגלית, עורך באנגלית, וסופר.

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