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

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 29 14:15:48 EDT 2010


Hi Yitzhak,

I'm not going to go into Greek transliteration schemes just now but as
regards the third syllable what alternative would suggest:

1) Yehowh
2) Yahuwh

neither of these seem too convincing to me.

James Christian

On 29 June 2010 15:58, Yitzhak Sapir <yitzhaksapir at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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