[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring'
if at math.bu.edu
Wed Jul 10 11:48:19 EDT 2013
He asked for some examples. He deserves an answer.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Jul 10, 2013, at 8:05 AM, K Randolph wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 1:47 AM, Chris Watts
> <dekruidnootjes at eircom.net> wrote:
> Hallo Karl, I am interested if you might possibly take a few
> moments to give me some examples of where your reading was
> inconsistent with what you had learned? Thankyou.
> Chris Watts
> First, I noticed that some words were used in ways that indicated
> that their meanings as given in dictionaries didn’t seem accurate.
> It was more often a nuance than a full meaning, but sometimes the
> latter as well. Part of that is also how I understand words are
> used which is different from how some other lexicographers
> understand how words are used. My understanding is based on action
> and the range where that action can be applied, theirs more often
> on form and affect.
> I was taught two different patterns of verbal use: one where the
> different conjugations referred to tense, which was the main
> understanding at the time of Gesenius and Davidson, hence their use
> of “ preterite” and “perfect” and “future”; secondly that they
> referred to aspect; neither turn out to be accurate.
> There is a pattern of usage for the conjugations, but that pattern
> doesn’t fit tense, aspect nor mood.
> Karl W. Randolph.
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