[b-hebrew] Pronoun )nky in Judg. 6:8

MarianneLuban at aol.com MarianneLuban at aol.com
Wed Oct 6 12:08:54 EDT 2004


In a message dated 10/6/2004 6:04:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
hholmyard at ont.com writes:


> HH: I realize that there is no relative pronoun 
> before "brought" in 6:8, but I added it in order 
> to show in English what the force of the emphatic 
> Hebrew pronoun )NKY might be. The Lord seems to 
> be contrasting Himself with the gods of the 
> Amorites, who never did anything for the 
> Israelites.

I don't know how much relevancy can be attributed--but "ink" is a personal 
pronoun in Egyptian.  It means "I am" and is only seen at the start of a clause.

Marianne Luban



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