[b-hebrew] RE: Elohim + aleph tav

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Tue Jun 7 23:01:45 EDT 2005

On Tuesday 07 June 2005 19:18, Gary Hedrick wrote:
>  What is the function of et (aleph tav) when it follows Elohim (as in
> Gen. 1:1, 4, 7, etc.)?  Some commentators say it serves as a grammatical
> marker for a direct object, but is this usage consistent throughout the
> Torah?

That is its consistent function.  There is a homonym that means "with" but 
context usually tells you which is which.

Dave Washburn
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