[b-hebrew] וָאֶשְׂחַט

Zalman Romanoff flintflintflintflint at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 21:09:16 EST 2012

In this week's Torah Portion, בראשית פרק מ verse 11 appears the word: וָאֶשְׂחַט

I checked a concordance - this verb appears nowhere else in the
tanakh. What is the source of the modern usage of the verb with a
samekh instead of with a sin as in this verse? Is it mishnaic?


Noam Eitan,

Brooklyn, NY

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