Hebrew words occuring mainly in poetical texts

ianyoung at plato.arts.usyd.edu.au ianyoung at plato.arts.usyd.edu.au
Tue Jul 17 09:04:22 EDT 2001

Dear Martin,

There are some lists you may find useful in:

G R Driver, "Hebrew Poetic Diction", Vetus Testamentum Supplement 1, 1953,


Ian Young
Sydney University

On Mon, 16 Jul 2001 19:45:08 +0200 arhelger at gmx.de (Martin Arhelger) wrote:

>In OT-Hebrew there are several words which are used only or nearly only
>in poetical texts, for example the verb "ngh" (to shine) or the noun
>"orach" (way).
>I am looking for a comprehensive list of such poetical words. Any
>suggestions for books or websites dealing with this question? There is a
>short list in "A History of the Hebrew Language" by A. Saenz-Badillos,
>p. 60, but I am looking for a more complete list.
>Martin Arhelger,

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