[b-hebrew] Definition (Parsing) of "MITAH" in Genesis 47:31

Harold Holmyard hholmyard3 at earthlink.net
Wed Apr 18 15:01:14 EDT 2007

Philip wrote:
> Dear All,
>   1.  "WAYISHTAHU" in Genesis 47:31 is a reflexive verb.
>   2.  It seems to me therefore that "YISRAEL", as well as being the subject of the sentence,  is also the OBJECT of the sentence. 
>   3.  What then is "MITAH"?

HH: It is the part of the prepositional phrase that modifies the verb by 
telling where he worshiped.

Harold Holmyard

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