אחיסמך

English translation: benefactor

15:43 Jun 21, 2015
Hebrew to English translations [PRO]
Religion / names
Hebrew term or phrase: אחיסמך
שם מהמקורות כי שם של שכונה או מושב לא מתאים כאן
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Gad Kohenov
Israel
Local time: 10:09
English translation:benefactor
Explanation:
It is a biblical name, but in the context you gave before it is meant as a flowery term for "benefactor," i.e., one who supports his brother.

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Note added at 9 mins (2015-06-21 15:52:56 GMT)
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Truth is, you'd be better off changing the structure: "to provide aid to his brother" or such (maintaining the baroque style of the original).
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David Greenberg
Israel
Local time: 10:09
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benefactor


Explanation:
It is a biblical name, but in the context you gave before it is meant as a flowery term for "benefactor," i.e., one who supports his brother.

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Note added at 9 mins (2015-06-21 15:52:56 GMT)
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Truth is, you'd be better off changing the structure: "to provide aid to his brother" or such (maintaining the baroque style of the original).

David Greenberg
Israel
Local time: 10:09
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PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
I thank you both!

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agree  Textpertise: In the UK, the Achisomoch Aid Company is a big charity supporting Torah study. See https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=lamellation serial section... Basically it has come to mean: supporter of Torah learning
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