Dave Washburn dwashbur at
Mon Jul 29 14:09:02 EDT 2002

> List,
> I just happened to have read Jouon-Muraoka's discussion of this phenomena
> earlier today.  See 39.A.c. (p122): The feminine Ktiv HW) in the Pentateuch.
> He suggests: "This rather strange phenomena, it seems, may be explained
> fairly plausibly as derived from a certain late recension of the
> Pentateuch."  His confidence ("it seems, may be explained... fairly
> plausibly") doesn't instill a lot of trust in me, but I would be interested
> to see anyone's analysis of his explanation.
My initial response would be "Why late?  Why not early?"

Dave Washburn

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