[b-hebrew] Isaiah 61.3 "called 'oaks of righteousness'"

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Tue Dec 6 23:45:55 EST 2005


peterg45 at excite.com wrote:

>Fellow subscribers
>   I have a question concerning a verb form in Isaiah 61.3. The RSV translates the phrase "they shall be called 'oaks of righteousness." However, there is no vowel point under the 'Q' for "shall be called" and the consonents seem to indicate a qal perfect. Is there an explanation for this form?
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HH: Ir's a Pual perfect form. There is a vowel above the Q.

Yours,
Harold Holmyard

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