[b-hebrew] Biblical Hebrew orthographical practices in lightofepigraphy
Bryant J. Williams III
bjwvmw at com-pair.net
Tue Jun 1 15:35:57 EDT 2010
Thank you for your response.
I do understand the early writing of Ruth since it does correspond to other
evidence, all circumstantial as well, but when put together lends support for an
early dating (David or Solomonic period, but probably not later than that).
Rev. Bryant J. Williams III
----- Original Message -----
From: "Yitzhak Sapir" <yitzhaksapir at gmail.com>
To: "B-Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Biblical Hebrew orthographical practices in
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 5:23 PM, Bryant J. Williams III wrote:
> > Dear Yitzhak,
> > Therefore, when a person questions your theory/position regarding the
> > you made, and your responses to them, it is to thoroughly understand your
> > position so as to provides data/evidence in support or against your
> > theory/position.
> > So, please state as succinctly as possible your theory/position regarding
> > orthographic evidence regarding the late date of Ruth.
> > I thank you.
> > Rev. Bryant J. Williams III
> Hello Bryant,
> Here is my succinct statement about the orthographic evidence regarding the
> late dating of Ruth:
> 1) I believe the linguistic evidence on Ruth is circumstantial.
> 2) I believe the linguistic evidence suggests Ruth is to be dated
> early rather than
> late, because of the -ty 2fs suffixes in some verses, which I believe reveal a
> situation of early orthography. However, this is circumstantial.
> 3) I am not really interested in discussing this issue further as it
> relates to my
> own private but more importantly unvalidated research.
> Yitzhak Sapir
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