cast my shoe, throw my shoe

The Hebrew that is often translated in English as “throw (or: cast) my shoe” (“symbolizing taking possession of the territory”) is translated into Bamun as “I plant my war spear (in the land of Edom)” (“In the Bamun culture occupation or possession is indicated by planting a spear in the enemy’s territory.”)

Source: Jan de Waard in The Bible Translator 1969, p. 143ff.

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