vav conversive

Jim West jwest at
Wed Sep 1 15:45:09 EDT 1999

At 03:15 PM 9/1/99 +0000, you wrote:

>1. Where did the tetra in tetragrammaton come from? Just the Greek?

yup.  Its not a Hebrew word.

>2. If there was a miscontruing of the divine name, why was there not a 
>misconstruing of elohim?

because the divine name is yahweh- and elohim is a title, not a name.

>3. What constitutes a word in hebrew?

???  what constitutes a word in any language...  ideas expressed verbally.

>4. What is the best way to describe the difference between a root and a 

There is no difference.  Just like there is no difference between
conjugating and parsing.



Jim West, ThD
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