[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: in his death?
unikom at paco.net
Fri May 21 08:26:39 EDT 2004
Not exactly so.
wa refers to sequence, but each event in that sequence occurs only once.
Basically, "he did smth," "and then did smth else."
> Concerning verb "tenses", I was taught
> that one of the features of the Qatal
> binyan was that it referred to a one time
> event while the Yiqtol to a repeating or
> continuing event. Hence a Qatal future
> would refer to an event that would happen
> only once. That's in addition to its
> usual referral to completed action while
> the Yiqtol to incompleted action. But I
> haven't followed up on this, has anyone
> Karl W. Randolph.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu>
> > Dear Harold,
> > We don't have the same view of biblical origins.
> > There is no point in discussing this.
> > I just want to call attention to the fact that one's suppositions
> > color one's translations. People think they are being objective,
> > but when they turn perfective voice into imperfective out of a
> > desire to see the text as prophetic, then what can I say?
> > It is eisegesis, not exegesis.
> > Best,
> > Liz
> > >
> Sign-up for Ads Free at Mail.com
> b-hebrew mailing list
> b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
More information about the b-hebrew