[b-hebrew] HITPAEL as mutual action

Michiel Borkent michielborkent at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 05:21:43 EDT 2009


I'm relatively new to biblical Hebrew and I would like to learn more through
this list.

Recently I wondered what the significance of the verb HLK in the Hitpa(el
is. For example in Genesis 6:9. Does it mean: to make yourself go
I was thinking maybe it could also mean: Noah and God influenced each
other's ways (reciproke) or Noah imitated God's ways (imitative sense of the

I would like your thoughts on this.


Michiel Borkent

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