[b-hebrew] Ssade Can Be Emphatic Sin
if at math.bu.edu
Wed Nov 21 18:30:12 EST 2012
C/S mutations effecting but a slight variation in the specific
meaning of a word
is common in Hebrew. An example that readily comes to mind is the acts
אצר ACAR and אסר ASAR, both related to אזר AZAR; and to more.
Interpreters of the Hebrew bible fancied to discern in CAPNAT of Gen.
the root צפן CPN, a variant of ספן and שפן SPN, 'covered,
hidden', as in
Hag. 1:4 and Deut. 33:19. Consequently they saw פענח PANEAX as
namely, 'the exposer of the things concealed'.
So much so, that PANEAX is routinely used now in spoken Hebrew for
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Nov 20, 2012, at 11:39 AM, JimStinehart at aol.com wrote:
> ssade/C in early Biblical Hebrew can sometimes be an emphatic sin
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