[b-hebrew] Proverbs 5:16 - a declaration or a question ?
Harold R. Holmyard III
hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Dec 30 17:11:41 EST 2004
>I never claimed that the verb is a second person imperative, rather
>it is third person plural. I already mentioned that in a previous
HH: I quote your earlier email:
That would make the translation "Be dispersed away from your eyes
outwards into the broad streets (broad areas?) the channels of water",
HH: If you meant to give a third person jussive, you did not really
succeed. I suppose you mean:
May the channels of water be dispersed away from your eyes outwards
into the broad streets.
HH: The word M(YNTYK seems incorrect as a plural of eyes, while it is
perfect as a plural of "spring." The plural of "eyes" would not have
the T in it, as far as I can tell. The form would be M(YNYK.
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