[b-hebrew] The use of the Yiqtol in Isaiah 1:21

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 10:30:39 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Rolf Furuli wrote:

> For example, do not the YIQTOLs and WEYIQTOLs with
> past reference in  Nehemiah 3:14, 15 express
> concrete specific actions just as do the QATALs?

No, it appears to me that the suffix forms do not express
specific actions.  The form of the paragraph appears
to place the suffix forms as describing a generalized
action and the prefix forms describing specific actions
involved with that same general action.

Yitzhak Sapir

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