fronted IO in speech formula
brocine at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 20 11:09:43 EST 2000
Perhaps the fronted IO's you speak of indicate that what
follows le'mor should be pronounced *as* the liturgical act
> The indirect object is fronted in the speech formula five
times in the OT,
> all in the Pentateuch. They are: Exod 30:31; Lev 9:3;
24:15; Num 18:26;
> 27:8. Is this a meaningful variation?
> In Exod 30:31 it seems to be a contrast. God is giving
> regarding Aaron and his sons, and then "To the Israelites,
on the other
> hand, you shall say ..." However, the other four
occurrences of this
> device do not seem to involve contrast. Any ideas?
> Dave Stabnow
B. M. Rocine
Living Word Church
6101 Court St. Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13206
More information about the b-hebrew