[b-hebrew] NooV or NiV, NUN-???-BET

George F. Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Tue Aug 3 13:49:43 EDT 2004


On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 17:13:39 +0200 "wattswestmaas"
<wattswestmaas at eircom.net> writes:
> Hallo members,
> 
> I do not yet have a lexicon so i have to post this, please can you 
> help.
> 
> Scripture: Isaiah 57:19 and Malachi 1:12.  This question is two 
> fold.
> 
> 1.   With shoshan these words are not listed under the root 
> NUN-VAV-BET  nor
> under NUN-BET (that is with a redundant holem vav.  Can someone 
> advise
> please.
> 
> 2.   I have a reference which states that the vowel pointing in 
> Isaiah 57:19
> could be NeeV instead of NoV.  (even though I know a VAV can never 
> be an EE
> sound)  What is the situation please.
> 
> Thanking you
> 
> Chris - Ireland.
> _______________________________________________

The root here is NYB the "ee" which you cite is really chireq-yod and the
gloss is "fruit, produce."  

george
gfsomsel



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