[b-hebrew] YHWH...Was..Is..Will (shall) be

Rolf Furuli furuli at online.no
Wed Aug 3 13:55:08 EDT 2005

Dear Gene,

Sorry for my partial answer.  I overlooked your real question, and only 
commented on the translation of HYH 1 p. s. Other grammatical persons and 
conjugations do not necessarily have the same future reference as 1. p. s. 
But to be is not the primary sense of the verb.

Best regards

Rolf Furuli
Univesity of Oslo

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Gardner" <g_gardner1234 at yahoo.com>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 6:16 PM
Subject: [b-hebrew] YHWH...Was..Is..Will (shall) be

>I questioned earlier:
> I would like to ask the members of the list, if there
> are any who would like to present what they believe is
> the best translation of this phrase.
> hayah  howeh  yihyeh
> I only received a few responses, but Shoshanna had
> this to say:
> He was, he is, he will be

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