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From: "Leo" <>
Subject: Fw: Simon Linde of New England was really Simon van der Linde
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 10:34:24 +1000
I think you are being silly. Joost said he had not seen the name Enoch in
The Netherlands, meaning amongst Dutch people. Why should there be a Dutch
No doubt in the Dutch bible the name Enoch will be found, but the bible has
nothing to do with Dutch genealogy.
Are you saying that Babylon should have a Dutch equivalent because it is
talked about in the Dutch language bible?
----- Original Message -----
From: "wjhonson" <>
Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: Simon Linde of New England was really Simon van der Linde
On May 29, 5:21 pm, "Leo" <> wrote:
> Dear Will,
> This group is for genealogy, not bible studies. Joost, no doubt, meant
> people living in The Netherlands, not living in the Bible.
> With best wishes
> Leo van de Pas
Leo stop being silly.
It's clear that I meant, "what is the equivalent Dutch name for
That question does not pertain TO the Bible. It pertains to names.
So open your Bible, find that passage and tell us what the name there
given... is. In Dutch or Flemish, or whatever.
People name their children after Bible characters. They did it in
England, Spain, France, I'm sure they did it in Flanders as well.
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