[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring' (K Randolph)

Jerry Shepherd jshepherd53 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 01:35:57 EDT 2013


Karl,

You asked this question in the context of Mishnaic Hebrew on the way toward
the time of the Masoretes.  Did you forget that?

Blessings,

Jerry

Jerry Shepherd
Taylor Seminary
Edmonton, Alberta
jshepherd53 at gmail.com



On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:24 PM, K Randolph <kwrandolph at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jerry:
>
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Jerry Shepherd <jshepherd53 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Karl: "I’d still like to know what you’d call it when non-native speakers
>> of a language mispronounce and misuse that learned, second language? When
>> it is a whole society, so that their misuse changes that learned, second
>> language to approximate their native tongue, how is that not corruption of
>> that learned, second language? If not corruption, what do you call it?"
>>
>>
>>
>> Jerry: "The question begs the question in that I do not admit that this
>> is what happened.  I don’t believe the Masoretes misused the biblical
>> text.  And their pronunciations, while there could have been some minor
>> differences, were not substantial differences.  I would not call what
>> the Masoretes' work on the biblical text a corruption.
>>
>
> This is a red herring fallacy. Is this what I should expect from you?
>
> You still haven’t answered my question.
>
> I don’t how many times on this list I have stated that much of the change
> would have happened in the first few generations after Hebrew ceased to be
> a natively spoken language. In other words, the biggest changes in Hebrew
> would have happened by the DSS period. As a result, bringing up the
> Masoretes in this context is irrelevant.
>
>>
>>
>> Blessings,
>>
>>
>>
>> Jerry
>>
>> Jerry Shepherd
>> Taylor Seminary
>> Edmonton, Alberta
>> jshepherd53 at gmail.com
>>
>>
>> Karl W. Randolph.
>
>
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