[b-hebrew] Taw added to Verbs

Brak Brak at neo.rr.com
Fri May 11 00:34:55 EDT 2007


What is the reason behind the text using this prefix? Why not just )MR ?
What the significance in saying "And she said, the woman, ....." instead 
of just "And said the woman"?

B"H
John

"If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you 
behave."
-Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.


kgraham0938 at comcast.net wrote:

>Hey Brak, the 3 rd feminine singular prefix pronoun looks the same as the 2nd masculine singular prefix pronoun.   So it is not "and you said the woman..." it is "and she said."  The prefix is referring to the woman.
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>So when you put it all together it is "and the woman said..."
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>>From my understanding whenever a Taw is added to the beginning of a 
>>verb it adds the word "you". 
>>For example, in the Ten Commandments you have: 
>>LO) T.IR:CFX which would translate "no you kill" 
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>>Now my question involves the text in Adam and Eve story in Genesis. 
>>In Gen 3:2 you have: 
>>WA/T.O)MER HF/)I$.FH 
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>>Now from my understanding it would be translated as "And you said the woman" 
>>Now that just seems weird to me. To have "And said the woman" would make 
>>much more sense, but you don't have the word )FMAR you have T.O)MER 
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>>So what is going on here? 
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>>B"H 
>>John Steven 
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>>"If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you 
>>behave." 
>>-Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. 
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