[b-hebrew] Masoretic invention, was: masorete pointing v's LLX transliterations

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sun Jul 24 19:36:56 EDT 2005

On 24/07/2005 15:22, Rolf Furuli wrote:

>... One of my opponents, from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, had 
>problems in understanding how I could view the Masoretes as extremely 
>faithful copyists and at the same time say that they invented the 
>consecutive forms. We had a very lively discussion about this, were he gave 
>many examples of the faithfulness of the Masoretes.
I'm not surprised, for this has always seemed a weakness in your method 
as discussed on this list. What answer were you able to give him? Were 
you able to convince him and the other examiners of your position?

Peter Kirk
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