[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: bruises?

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Sun May 23 08:41:09 EDT 2004

Dear Vadim,

>To begin with, haburah is a different word from havurah, since otherwise you
>cannot account for hatef (ex-kamatz) in havurah.

HH: The hatef is there because of the 3ms pronominal suffix that has 
been added to XBRH in Isa 53:5. When you add a pronoun suffix, it 
often reduces the first vowel of the noun.

				Harold Holmyard

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