[b-hebrew] Basic observations on WAYYIQTOL

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Thu Aug 18 12:44:02 EDT 2005

On Thursday 18 August 2005 10:11, Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 18/08/2005 16:17, Dave Washburn wrote:
> >On Tuesday 16 August 2005 17:27, Peter Kirk wrote:
> >> ...
> >>
> >>Thanks for this. I tend to agree with Rubinstein, at least to a first
> >>approximation. But in 18:1 Abraham sitting is not QATAL but a participle
> >>and so stative. However, 18:7 is a QATAL followed by a participle and
> >>these are presumably sequential.
> >
> >Pardon my jumping in here, but I don't see a participle in that verse?
> Sorry, I was obviously running myself here, I means a QATAL followed by
> a WAYYIQTOL which are presumably sequential. Thank you for pointing out
> my error.

No problem.  I just wanted to be sure I wasn't still half asleep :-)

Dave Washburn
"Well, if I'd wanted a safe life, I guess I wouldn't have 
married a man who studies rocks." - Betty Armstrong (Fay Masterson)

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