[b-hebrew] The Tetragrammaton; aia; is there a name in Ex3:14?

Vadim Cherny VadimCherny at mail.ru
Thu Aug 4 09:02:54 EDT 2005


I put "I am" as a standard translation. In my opinion, it is close to
nonsense. Old ideas of the peculiarity of Hebrew thought that had no tenses,
but aspects, and so they imagine imperfect where there is FT.

Vadim Cherny


> I know I will be sorry for this - but how do you "experts"
> rationalize that "Ehyeh" is "I am" and not "I will be"?
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> Shoshanna
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> The next phrase is translated as "I am has sent me to you." Schwa in
> slhni raises doubts about that word being 3ms PT verb. Could the
> phrase be better rendered, "I will be a messenger to you"?
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