[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring'

Isaac Fried 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:

> Chris:
> 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
> Ireland
> 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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