[b-hebrew] Root: Nun-Kaf-Heh - to kill

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 11:55:22 EDT 2006


This is not the usual way of writing this, but these are examples of
the second person masc. suffix as an object appended on the verb.
Usually a final heh is not appended after the kaph. A clue should be
the context in each case.

Karl W. Randolph.

On 9/29/06, Chris and Nel <wattswestmaas at eircom.net> wrote:
> Can someone please refer me to the place in Gesenius, or van de merwe where
> I can understand why the Hiphil imperfect 3rd masc sing for this verb is
> written/pronounced with TWO kafs instead of the expected ONE kaf? I see that
> in approximately 10 places this happens, I really can not find any
> information as to what is going on here. (For reference I originally read it
> in Psalm 121:6).  One of my grammar books treats it as a doubly weak peh nun
> verb, well that is absolutely ridiculous judging by its conjugation in the
> following passages: Deut 28:22,27,28,35 This is more of a lamed heh
> conjugation?.  In psalm 121:6, - Isaiah 10:24, Jer 40:15 - ????  What is
> this?
> Thankyou
> Chris.
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