[b-hebrew] Ps 31:7 hashomrim

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Mon Nov 5 19:18:56 EST 2012


Indeed, even אתם ATEM, 'you', is apparently AT-HEM.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Nov 5, 2012, at 6:34 AM, George Athas wrote:

> > It appears to me that the ending -IYM is the contracted personal  
> pronoun הם HEM, 'they'.
> >
> > Isaac Fried, Boston University
>
> …which poses a problem when, for example, the IYM ending is  
> predicated of a first person ('we') or second person ('you').  
> Etymologically it seems rather constrictive.
>
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Dean of Research,
> Moore Theological College (moore.edu.au)
> Sydney, Australia
>
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