[b-hebrew] Ps 25:11 imperative & waw

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Apr 29 13:11:42 EDT 2006

Thanks Herman! Thanks for clarifying. I believe that. How would you
translate Isa 53:2 & Ps 25:11 as literally as possible, but still make

> -----Original Message-----
> From: b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:b-hebrew-
> bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Herman Meester
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 7:08 AM
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> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Ps 25:11 imperative & waw
> There are no "waw-prefixes that need to be translated as 'that'".
> There are only syntactical structures that, if we attempt to translate
> them,
> may result in employing a word 'that'. However, there is no relation
> between
> this word "that" and the word "w" in Hebrew.
> Language is not built up of words, but of sentences.
> שלום
> Herman,
> Rotterdam

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