[b-hebrew] YaLaD - he begot, has begotton
kwrandolph at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 12:51:25 EDT 2006
I expect that the meaning of the term should answer for the unusual
form. The basic meaning of YLD is "to bring forth, out: not only to
bear, give birth, but also to bring forth one's history, present
oneself to an authority, to produce" as I list it. Giving birth is
only the most common usage of the term.
Karl W. Randolph.
On 10/6/06, Peter Kirk <peter at qaya.org> wrote:
> On 04/10/2006 23:56, Chris and Nel wrote:
> > Hallo,
> > YeLiDTiCHa (Psalm 2:7)
> > ...
> This looks an interesting case. Numbers 11:12 is similar, but the other
> 3 examples of YLD qal perfect first person singular have the expected A
> vowel. What is odd about Psalm 2:7 and Numbers 11:12 is that the subject
> is male. Normally when the subject is a father rather than a mother YLD
> is used in the hiphil, which would the I vowel in the second syllable,
> but an O vowel in the first syllable. I wonder if this odd form is some
> kind of cross between qal and hiphil, introduced perhaps to avoid the
> strange idea of a male mother?
> Peter Kirk
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