Translation problems in Amos 1:13

1:13 "ripped open the pregnant women" some commentators following the medieval Rabbi Kimchi have suggested reading "hills" rather than "pregnant women" (harim הָרִים in place of harchib הַרְחִיב); however, similar phrasing in 2 Kgs 8:12; 15:16 and Hos 14:1 shows that this correction, though less shocking is not correct.


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