[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring'
dekruidnootjes at eircom.net
Tue Jul 9 13:50:32 EDT 2013
I appreciate your warm comments, thanking you both.
On 9 Jul 2013, at 18:30, Jerry Shepherd wrote:
Don't beat yourself up. It happens to all of us.
jshepherd53 at gmail.com
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Chris Watts
<dekruidnootjes at eircom.net>wrote:
> Hallo Jerry, I am so utterly dumbfounded. I can not even find out
> 'how" I
> made that mistake, trying to look at all the places where it does
> say 'imp'
> thinking what on earth was I looking at. I really have no idea how
> happened, but thankyou for pointing that out - really, a stupid
> situation I
> just landed myself in - honestly. Thankyou. (well at least I was
> right in
> questioning when I thought it was an imperative so some common sense
> prevails thank goodness)!
> Chris Watts
> On 9 Jul 2013, at 17:35, Jerry Shepherd wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> A couple of cautions here:
> First of all, don't get too enamored with Karl's denigration of the
> Masoretic pointing. The Masoretes were preservers and not
> There is no doubt that they made mistakes; but, for the most part,
> vocalization of the text is based on reliable tradition that was
> down to them from the previous generations of scribes. No reputable
> scholar working in Hebrew Bible accepts the work of Masoretes as
> reliable. But neither do any reputable scholars simply dismiss
> their work
> either. So Karl's views, I think I am safe in saying, are not
> shared by
> the vast majority of scholars on this discussion list.
> Second, and more importantly, I'm not sure how you did it, but you
> misunderstood the information from Davidson's analytical. Perhaps
> you were
> looking at the wrong line, or you misinterpreted Davidson's
> For this particular form, Davidson indicates that the form is a Hiphil
> perfect (he uses the term preterite) 1 person singular with a
> prefixed waw
> consecutive, which is exactly right.
> Jerry Shepherd
> Taylor Seminary
> Edmonton, Alberta
> jshepherd53 at gmail.com
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