[b-hebrew] ET HA-

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sun Feb 5 20:04:06 EST 2012


They came together?

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Feb 5, 2012, at 7:58 PM, George Athas wrote:

> The את here is just the preposition 'with', creating the sense of  
> 'along with'. Pure and simple.
>
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Director of Postgraduate Studies,
> Moore Theological College (moore.edu.au)
> Sydney, Australia
>
>
> From: Isaac Fried <if at math.bu.edu<mailto:if at math.bu.edu>>
> Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2012 18:03:21 -0500
> To: B-Hebrew <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org<mailto:b- 
> hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>>
> Cc: B-Hebrew <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org<mailto:b- 
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> Subject: [b-hebrew] ET HA-
>
> In 1Sam. 17:34 we find UBA HA-ARIY W-ET HA-DOB, 'and there came a
> lion, and a bear'
>
> וּבָא הָאֲרִי וְאֶת הַדּוֹב
>
> It appears to me that ET HA- is but a separated ATAH, 'you' in the
> sense of 'this'.
>
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
>
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