[b-hebrew] Exodus 15:22 the first word

Ken Penner pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Mon Jul 12 14:48:23 EDT 2004

Are you looking for more explanation than that the vowel under the
preformative is patah?

Ken Penner, M.C.S. (Biblical Languages, Greek Focus), M.A. (Hebrew Poetry)
Ph.D. (cand.), McMaster University
Hebrew vocabulary software: http://s91279732.onlinehome.us/flash or

> Hallo, This verb is a damn nusance!!!  All my grammar books 
> and so forth
> fail to explain why this is HIPHIL.  I know that it is a 
> pe-nun AND lamed
> gutteral combination and I am aware of the basic rules for 
> this but darn me
> if i would have ever recognised this as a Hiphil stem 
> please can someone tell me what my books fail to.

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