[b-hebrew] Re: agent or patient in Psa. 33:12?
Lisbeth S. Fried
lizfried at umich.edu
Thu May 13 14:55:07 EDT 2004
Yes Peter, you are absolutely correct.
> But there are other arguments. I would expect something like BOW if the
> line were to be understood as (2). And another point which no one has
> mentioned is the rather rare and strongly disjunctive accent, shalshelet
> gedola (found only 38 times in the Hebrew Bible), on H(M. This strongly
> suggests that, at least in the pronunciation which the Masoretes heard,
> a strong break is to be understood after H(M, probably a clause break as
> in interpretation (1). This kind of disjunctive accent would not be
> expected if H(M is the subject of BXR.
> Peter Kirk
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