[b-hebrew] Absolute or construct?

kgraham0938 at comcast.net kgraham0938 at comcast.net
Sun Oct 14 08:44:33 EDT 2007

The H.A.L.O.T lexicon sees this as a construct.  It reads "on the construct state before the preposition see Gesenius-Kautzsch Gramm. $130a and Brockelmann Heb Syn $ 99a.

Kelton Graham 
KGRAHAM0938 at comcast.net

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> Gn 24:21 
> Second word: M$T)H ----------- is it absolute or construct? 
> I'm putting this question because usually Participles hithpa'el ending in 
> heh take, for the absolute, a segol and not tsere under the consonant placed 
> before the heh, as it can be seen in Ps 37:35; Pr 18:9 and so on. 
> Now, a Hebrew Bible program I have tells it is in construct. 
> What do you think? 
> Pere Porta 
> Barcelona (Spain) 
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