[b-hebrew] Object of "lamo" in Isaiah 53
if at math.bu.edu
Wed Jul 11 07:41:40 EDT 2007
Just a small addendum to my list from earlier this morning to call
attention to the obvious symmetry existing between LANU = L-ANU = L-
AN-HU, 'to us', and LAMO =L-AMO = L-AM-HU, 'to them'.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Jul 10, 2007, at 10:41 PM, Harold Holmyard wrote:
> Dear Karl,
>> I used to think that the -MW suffix always referred to the third
>> person indefinite number, but when I was recently analyzing Job 40:4,
>> I came to the realization that the subject of the -MW suffix was Job
>> himself, in the first person. Now I'll have to go back and see if
>> is the only usage that is not third person, or if there are others as
>> well. This is a new assignment for me.
> Job 40:4 is a bit different because the -MW suffix has no pronominal
> value. LMW is functioning as a poetic alternative for the
> preposition L.
> It is a frequent usage, appearing 55 times according to BDB.
> Harold Holmyard
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