Genesis 18:25

Trevor & Julie Peterson 06peterson at cua.edu
Tue Jun 18 16:23:46 EDT 2002


The 2ms suffixed pronoun tends to take the same form as the 2fs when it
occurs in pause. (Notice that here the first instance continues the thought,
while the second does not.)

Trevor Peterson
CUA/Semitics

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> From: Jack Stewart [mailto:jack_stewart_ at hotmail.com]
> Sent: Tue, June 18, 2002 2:14 PM
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> Subject: Genesis 18:25
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> Hello -
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> In Genesis 18:25 there are two instances of the L preposition plus a 2nd
> person pronoun.  Question: why do the pronouns differ in gender?
> Why isn't
> the 2nd one also Msc.?
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> Thanks
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> Jack Stewart
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> Oxford, UK
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