trust no man

Hebrew translation: be'ish al tivtach

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English term or phrase:trust no man
Hebrew translation:be'ish al tivtach
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02:14 Jan 27, 2001
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English term or phrase: trust no man
biblical
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be'ish al tivtach
Explanation:
באיש אל תבטח
This order of words is characteristic to biblical writing as well as the use of ish (man in the sense of no-man).
Good luck
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Robi Guttman
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Summary of answers provided
nabe'ish al tivtach
Robi Guttman
naAL TIVTACH BE-AF ADAM
Tammy Portelli-Alon


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2 hrs
AL TIVTACH BE-AF ADAM


Explanation:
this means "do not trust no man".
I assume that biblical it'll be more like: "BETACH BE-AF ADAM" (trust no man),
but if you'll send me the chapter were it's taken from, I can look it up and send it to you.

Tammy Portelli-Alon
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12 hrs
be'ish al tivtach


Explanation:
באיש אל תבטח
This order of words is characteristic to biblical writing as well as the use of ish (man in the sense of no-man).
Good luck


Robi Guttman
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