[b-hebrew] names made simple

Kevin Riley klriley at alphalink.com.au
Mon Dec 6 23:12:28 EST 2010

That this works in one chapter of a book does not mean it will work in 
all.  It may not even work for all names in Genesis.  There is no reason 
why all names must be made the same way, so it must be demonstrated that 
all Hebrew names are made in this way.

Kevin Riley.

On 7/12/2010 2:59 PM, fred burlingame wrote:
> Hello Karl:
> Thanks for your comments.
> The context of the names in these eleven verses shows that the verb within
> the name explains the name.
> And given this name creation recipe, should not the source of all names be
> found by simply "looking inside" each name to (and for) its verb origin? In
> other words, context is unnecessary; just look at the name itself and
> observe the verb root(s) within for proper understanding of the name? For
> example the man, עמוס , .... to lift or carry a load ...?
> And if reference to other languages unnecessary for hebrew name
> understanding, why all the interest here in alien languages?
> regards,
> fred burlingame
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