[b-hebrew] Sorting senses of $M(

dana densmore danadensmore at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 27 19:44:22 EDT 2009


Okay, thanks, Karl; I won't try to make meaning out of that for $M(.  
When you say "the verb" do you mean just the case of $M( or is this your reading of Biblical Hebrew prepositions after verbs generally?  
Dana Densmore

> Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 19:16:23 -0700
> From: kwrandolph at gmail.com
> To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Sorting senses of $M(
> 
> Dana:
> 
> It is my personal view that the following preposition makes no difference to
> the action indicated by the verb.
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.
> 
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 1:24 PM, dana densmore <danadensmore at hotmail.com>wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Karl!
>>
>>
>> It does seem to me that in the Ex.19:5 phrase )M $MW( T$M(W BQLY we have to
>> be talking about listening not obeying primarily, because of the BQLY, and
>> merely hearing doesn't seem right because of the emphasis of the infinitive
>> construct in $MW( T$M(W.
>>
>>
>> Can we, in general, get any help from the following preposition, where one
>> is present, or from the absence thereof?  It doesn't seem to be universal,
>> but is there a clue in some form like when the $M( verb is followed by B: it
>> is more like listening, or L: or (L perhaps more like obeying?  Or if no
>> preposition, perhaps with )T, more like hearing?  I already know this is way
>> too pat and convenient.  But does one get at least some sort of feel based
>> on the preposition or particle?
>>
>>
>> Dana Densmore
>>
>>
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