[b-hebrew] Verbs, text-segmenting and clause-types
B. M. Rocine
brocine at twcny.rr.com
Fri Jul 29 13:55:53 EDT 2005
Hi Harold, It is indeed a powerful and intriguing passage.
I had some trouble
> with this line:
>>Yet it is our sickness he is bearing
> Here the verb is X-Qatal, but my training would not lead me to use a
> present progressive in translation.
Fair enough. I should have written, "He bears" or "He has born" Better?
I think some of your questions may be answered in my other post to Rolf
in this thread. For instance, I mention _hinneh_ and the use of present
tense for prophecy. If your questions are not satisfied by that post,
throw them back at me! ;-)
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