[b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah 1:8

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sat Jul 20 23:37:17 EDT 2013


The initial א in אילילה as well as in אספדה and אילכה  
of Micah 1:8 is a
contracted אני ANIY, 'I', for the performer of the acts.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Jul 20, 2013, at 11:14 PM, Mike Burke wrote:

> But I didn't think there was a future tense in Hebrew?
>
> Michael Gerard Burke
> From: Dave Washburn <davidlwashburn at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah 1:8
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> 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
> From: Mike Burke <michaelgburk at yahoo.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, July 20, 2013 9:27 PM
> 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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