weqatal in Jdg 3:23

Lee R. Martin lmartin at vol.com
Wed Sep 30 16:04:20 EDT 1998


Dear Bryan,
See Niccicci, section 158

I think the weqatal after wayyiqtol signals a change from *narration* to
*comment*!

Lee R. Martin

How about that crazy weqatal in Jdg 3:23?   My tanslation:"And Ehud went
out(wayyiqtol) porchward(?), and closed(wayyiqtol) the doors of the
roof-room upon him[Eglon], and was a 'locker'(weqatal: _w:na(al_  ).


Where on this scale of views do you folks fall and why?




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