Noun Repetition.

Ian Goldsmith iangoldsmith1969 at
Fri Apr 12 11:28:33 EDT 2002

Hi All.
In the song of Moses; Ex 15:1, we have a repetition of
'gah'(sorry I've not got the translation key to hand).
This is rendered in the KJV as triumphed gloriously,
or something similar.

It seems to be an emphasis of the noun 'exalted/lifted
up etc'.
Could this be rendered then as 'is greatly exalted'?
More to the point if this repetition of the noun is
common place, what other uses has it? Or is it purely
for emphasis? Does doubling the word give it any other

Look forward to your learned comments.

Ian Goldsmith.

Dibrah Torah kilshone bnei-adam
'The Torah spoke in the language of ordinary men.'
Berakot 31b

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