[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.
Liz Fried

> 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
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/
> _______________________________________________
> b-hebrew mailing list
> b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/b-hebrew

More information about the b-hebrew mailing list