[b-hebrew] Jonah 4:11

Norman Wood nandk.wood at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Aug 21 10:41:32 EDT 2006

Thanks Pawel, That seems right the preposition MiN confused me but I see
that it means more than in this case.
Norman Wood
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pawel Sajdek" <pawel at kul.stalwol.pl>
To: "Norman Wood" <nandk.wood at blueyonder.co.uk>
Cc: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 12:27 PM
Subject: Jonah 4:11

Norman Wood napisał(a):

>Hi ,
>I wondered if someone could explain how the number 120,000 works in Jonah
4:11, I see MShTM- 'SRH  RB,
>but neither Weingreen nor, the basics of biblical Hebrew seem to cover this
size of number
>So  I think the part I can' t understand is the MiShTeM at the start .
>Best Wishes
>Norman Wood
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>b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
To the best of my belief the root is ShTM (two) with the preposition min
So we have twelve times 10000 (ribbo) make a hundred and twenty thousand.
Is that right?

Best Wishes,
Pawel S., Poland

Pawel Sajdek

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