h'lhym

Trevor Peterson 06PETERSON at cua.edu
Fri Jul 19 09:12:02 EDT 2002


>===== Original Message From Peter Kirk <Peter_Kirk at sil.org> =====
>The raw data certainly shows a decided shift from ELOHIM towards
>HA'ELOHIM in prose (not in poetry, except perhaps Ecclesiastes) in the
>books traditionally considered post-exilic.

This exception would make sense, in light of the diminished use of the article 
in poetry overall. (Ecclesiastes probably falls somewhere between poetry and 
prose.)

Trevor Peterson
CUA/Semitics




More information about the b-hebrew mailing list