[b-hebrew] Reason in languages

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 19:07:25 EST 2012


Isaac:

Reason is not evidence.

Reason works in math, not linguistics.

The evidence indicates that King David would be hard pressed to understand
a single sentence in spoken modern Hebrew.

Karl W. Randolph.

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Isaac Fried <if at math.bu.edu> wrote:

> 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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