[b-hebrew] YHWH with an inseparable preposition

Ben Crick ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Wed Jun 7 18:21:20 EDT 2006


On Wed  7 Jun 2006 (13:15:35), davedonnelly1 at juno.com wrote:
> Four examples of YHWH with an inseparable preposition are listed below.
>  In each example the yod has lost its shewa.
> In each example the inseparable preposition has a patah not a hireq
> under it.
> Did the Masoretes place a patah under the inseparable preposition to
> indicate that before the inseparable preposition was added, YHWH was to
> be pronounced as "Adonay"?

 Correct.

 Shalom
 Ben
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