[b-hebrew] Qeri and ketiv readings
tigran at bibles.org.uk
Mon Mar 21 16:39:25 EST 2005
On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, wattswestmaas wrote:
> Please can someone elucidate what none of my grammar books seem eager to
> explain and that is WHY are they 'passed over'?
Ah, just re-read your email and I think I see what you are asking (and Isa
9:6 was irrelevant, which confused me). Ok, the answer is that the reason
depends on individual case, i.e. you have to consider all of them, one at
This work has been done already and the results are presented on pages
315-318 of Ginsburg's Introduction, i.e. for every case.
Generally it is a case of "dittography", i.e. the scribe writing the same
word twice or an extra word by mistake...
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