[b-hebrew] b-hebrew] Tense

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Mon Dec 17 16:24:08 EST 2012


It totally stands to reason that king David spoke modern Hebrew (No  
WAYIQTOLs) to wives and children.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Dec 17, 2012, at 4:10 PM, K Randolph wrote:

> Isaac:
>
> Just because Biblical Hebrew is a different language than the  
> modern Hebrew that you speak doesn’t mean that it was never spoken.  
> Since you’re making the claim, where’s your evidence that it never  
> was spoken?
>
> Karl W. Randolph.
>
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Isaac Fried <if at math.bu.edu> wrote:
> We are still waiting for your evidence that biblical Hebrew was  
> ever spoken.
> ---IF
>
> On Dec 17, 2012, at 3:26 PM, K Randolph wrote:
>
>> to interview a native speaker during Biblical times, would we have  
>> found such an overwhelming use of Wayyiqtols in historical narrative
>
>

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