[b-hebrew] Isaiah 55:5

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 4 15:48:42 EDT 2006


> Jerry Shepherd Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 3:29 PM
> (1) Watts, in his commentary in the Word series, (Isaiah 34-66, pp. 241,
> 246; I don't have access to the 2d edition) says that the last word in Isa
> 55:5 has a 2fs suffix.  My older Logos version, as well as Accordance (a
> student checked for me) have it as 2fs also.  However, if I am reading
> Jouon-Muraoka correctly (§61i, [vol. 1, p. 173]), it is identified there
> as 2ms.  It seems more likely to me that this latter is correct and that
> the suffix is simply in pause.  Anything I am missing?
> 
John J. Owens' Analytical Key to the OT says the suffix of פֵאֲרָֽךְ in Isa.
55:5 is 2ms pausal. Could someone explain to me, what does "pausal" mean?
Thanks!
-Steve Miller
Detroit




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