[b-hebrew] Psalm 149:7 - Leningrad Codex Varient: Bal-Umim
if at math.bu.edu
Mon Apr 30 08:06:00 EDT 2007
It is, of course, 'wonder' not 'wander'.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Apr 28, 2007, at 12:22 AM, <pporta at oham.net> <pporta at oham.net> wrote:
>> I was wondering of the word )UM.IYM was related to the word "mother".
>> Now you state that L:)OM and I would assume you would also include
>> words in question )UM.IYM and L:)UM.IYM is most likely not
>> related to
>> )UM.IYM and )UM.FH
>> I was wondering why you think that. To my limited knowledge it would
>> appear that )UM.IYM was the basis for L:)UM.IYM and that in fact
>> L:)UM.IYM should be morphed as L:/)UM.IYM to mean "to people" or "for
>> people"? Or would it be some grammar thing in which the L: is doing
>> something to the word instead of adding "to"?
> Dear BH listers, and mainly John Steven,
> Related to the issue you're dealing with some days ago, I found an
> interesting case similar to yours.
> These are two identical words that come from different bases and,
> your case, mean opposite or, better, nearly opposite things:
> 1. In Psalm 39:14 -------- HF$A( ------- look away! ------- base:
> gaze (Gen 4:5)
> 2. In Isa 6:10 ------------- HF$A( ------- blind! --------------
> $F(A(, be blind (not in the Bible)
> Perhaps this can help casting some light on your question.
> Pere Porta
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