SV: Ending on a vowel?

Søren Holst sh at
Fri Dec 14 04:53:09 EST 2001

well, I'm all in favour of katab, since it's what the Danish standard
Biblical Hebrew grammar uses anyway - I was  just trying to adapt to the
standard :-)

merry holy days, everybody
Soren, Cph

> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra:	Jonathan D. Safren [SMTP:yonsaf at]
> Sendt:	13. december 2001 11:28
> Til:	S?ren Holst; Biblical Hebrew
> Emne:	Re: Ending on a vowel?
> Somehow I am bothered by the use of the paradigm verb qatal (kill) in this
> day and age. Wouldn't katab (write) or $pt (judge, rule, save) be more
> suitable for scholars specializing in Hebrew Bible?
> What was good for Gesenius is not necessarily good for us.
> Sincerely,
> Jonathan D. Safren
> Dept. of Biblical Studies
> Beit Berl College

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