[b-hebrew] Piel or "stative usage of verb"

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 01:52:54 EDT 2009


Gerry:
First of all, is this piel? How do you know? Why should we consider it a
piel? (Remember, for this discussion, you cannot use the Masoretic points.)

Karl W. Randolph.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Gerry Folbre <gfolbreiii at gmail.com> wrote:

> Karl
> I am reading over your last post to me.  A "stative usage of the verb"
> means
> "expressing a state or condition, as like, want or believe."  So how does
> that apply and/or impact the verbal clause, תפלס = *you ... make smooth*,
> in
> Pr. 5:6.
> Perhaps if we start here we can make some progress.
> Gerry Folbre



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