94) Not only does this sovereign God act by "Himself" alone, but this God also at times acts for "Himself" alone: "Thus says the Lord God: It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for the sake of my holy name" (Ezek
36:22; see also Exod 9:14-16, 14:4; Ps 115:1; Ezek
20:9, 14, 22).
But its basic meaning is related to the root g'h, whose verbal forms mean "to be or become high," as in Ezek.
53:2, where the servant is described as lacking both to'ar and hadar, leading people not to accord him respect, and in Ezek.
Josh 19:29; 2 Sam 5:11; 24:7; 1 Kgs 7:13; 9:11, 12; Isa 23:1, 5, 8, 15, 17; Jer 25:22; 27:3; 47:4; Ezek 26:2, 3, 4, 7; 27:2; 28:2; 29:18; Joel 4:4; Amos 1:9, 10; Zech 9:3; Ps 45:13; 1 Chr 14:1; 2 Chr 2:2, 10.
1 Kgs 5:15; Ezek 26:15; 27:3, 8, 32; 28:12; Ps 83:8; 87:4.
In that article, Driver suggested that apparent conflicts between Ezekiel 44:20 and certain Pentateuchal passages might be resolved if [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in Ezek.
Neither of these senses connotes the sort of slow, undirected growth characteristic of hair and therefore required by Ezek.
6) Although it is broadly attested across many Semitic dialects, this latter root, slh, has no apparent reflex in Classical Hebrew, other than the one possible instance here in Ezek.
So why, if the root *slh is not otherwise attested as a verb in Classical Hebrew, should we entertain the notion that it is preserved in Ezek.
First and foremost is the reason noted above, namely that, despite the existence of a very common root, slh "send," both the Septuagint and the Syro-Hexapla preserve slh-like translations of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in Ezek.
The question of context raises the next obvious question: Although the traditional "send" fits the context in Ezek.
In Luke 9:51-61, following the Transfiguration, Jesus makes it clear that, like the prophets of old (Isa 50:7; Ezek
21:1-2), the Messiah-Prophet-Son of God will set his face to go to Jerusalem.
33:3, 19) and they are "made" (2 Kings 23:15, 19; Ezek
Greenberg, Ezekiel 1-20 (New York: Doubleday, 1997), 182 on Ezek
9:9-10), and the prophetic analogy between marriage and the Israelite covenant with God (Isa 54:4-10; Ezek