[b-hebrew] Zech 13:5

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Wed Jun 22 11:08:34 EDT 2005

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 13:23:38 +0100 Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org>
> But this still doesn't explain the hiphil of QNH, otherwise 
> unattested. 
> I did wonder if this could be a denominative from QNH = cane, so 
> meaning 
> that "a man had me beaten with canes", leading into verse 6.
> -- 
> Peter Kirk
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> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
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HALOT gives  QNN as meaning "to nest."  Would it be possible that this
could be a hiphil from this verb meaning in the context that he had
occupied the position of a farmer from his youth?  It would need to be
3ms with 1cs suff.  


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