[b-hebrew] Fw: Re: Reading Jehovah in Psalm 16:2 and in Psalm 110:1 ]

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 08:58:54 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 3:11 PM, James Christian wrote:
> Hi Dave,

> Now if you are asking me how many syllables did Yhwh have then I lean
> towards 3 rather than 2. The Yeho's and Yahu's certainly seem to support a
> second syllable vowel with o/u quality. I know Garth's reply to this. I
> don't see it as valid.

Hello James,

First, it should be [yoho] not [yeho] (see discussions with Dave the last
few days).

Second, granted that yoho- and -yahu support a second syllable with
o/u quality, what is the evidence that they support a third syllable?

Yitzhak Sapir

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