[b-hebrew] The Proper Antecedent of qiso in Dan 9:26b

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 19:41:48 EDT 2010


On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Here I think you are making a common error of those who speak
> > English and try to deal with a language that has gender for its nouns--
> > the third person singular personal pronoun can also refer to "its".
> > Once that's taken into account, the range of possibilities within context
> > widens.
> . . .
> > With a widened context, why not "holy place" or possibly "city"
> > Or even the end of the seventy sevens?
> Actually, the above 'error note' may be 'thinking in english'.
> Hebrew 'city' is feminine.

True. But it is often accompanied by a masculine adjective, its plural ends
in a yod-mem like a masculine, and in this context in connection with a
masculine noun, the masculine overrides the feminine.

> Now back to Greek in the Galilee. . .
> randall buth
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