Distinguishing jussives from imperfects

Matthew Anstey manstey at portal.ca
Fri Aug 20 16:32:08 EDT 1999


Gday all,

Are there any syntactic criteria for distinguishing jussives from
imperfects? So in Ruth 2:4 it says, "May Yahweh bless you". But is there any
chance it could be "Yahweh will bless you"? What do you think?

With regards,
Matthew Anstey




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