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

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Thu Apr 23 08:19:35 EDT 2009


Yitzhak,

The question if Hebrew was "spoken" or not is irrelevant. Hebrew  
never ceased to be fully and thoroughly known to thousands, if not  
hundred of thousands if not millions of men, and therefore like Latin  
it never "died out".

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Apr 23, 2009, at 5:47 AM, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:

> There is no evidence that Hebrew ceased to be a natively spoken
> language, and there is evidence it continued to exist until no  
> earlier than the
> 2nd century CE




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