[b-hebrew] Genesis 1:16 (The Tifha accent)

kgraham0938 at comcast.net kgraham0938 at comcast.net
Mon Sep 4 11:21:26 EDT 2006


Oh I see you are taking it to be appositional.  Good deal.
--
Kelton Graham 
KGRAHAM0938 at comcast.net

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From: "Yonah Mishael" <yonahmishael at gmail.com> 

> So, you understand the three direct objects to be WHAT exactly? 
> 
> "God made TWO great lights: sun, moon, and stars." That's not two. From 
> Harold's translation above, I would say that he and I are in agreement that 
> the "greater light" and "lesser light" are parenthetical to explain what the 
> two great lights are, while "the stars" is the SECOND of the direct objects: 
> (1) "the two great lights"; and, (2) "the stars." 
> 
> Be well, 
> Yonah 
> 
> On 9/3/06, kgraham0938 at comcast.net wrote: 
> > 
> > I always took the tifha marker to act like a comma instead of making 
> > something repeat itself twice. I would take the "ve`et hacocaviym' as a 
> > third object of the verb `asah. 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Kelton Graham 
> > KGRAHAM0938 at comcast.net 
> > 
> 
> 
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> Yonah Mishael ben Avraham 
> Joplin, MO 
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