[b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah 1:8

Dave Washburn davidlwashburn at gmail.com
Sat Jul 20 23:10:00 EDT 2013


It would appear to be true. Everything I have found says the word only
appears in the hiph`il, the waw is clearly conjunctive (not consecutive)
and the -aH at the end suggests cohortative. It appears to mean "I will
wail/mourn," so your original rendering "and I will cry" seems reasonable.

On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 7:52 PM, Mike Burke <michaelgburk at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm told it's Neither. It is a first person singular future cohort +
> conjunctive vav. The root is י-ל-ל in the Hif'il Binyan.
>
> Is that true?
>
> Michael Gerard Burke
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>  *From:* Mike Burke <michaelgburk at yahoo.com>
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> *Subject:* [b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah 1:8
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> Does ואילילה mean ''and I will cry"?
>
> Michael Gerard Burke
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