[b-hebrew] "Chapter" and "verse" in Hebrew

Yigal Levin Yigal.Levin at biu.ac.il
Fri Mar 29 02:07:18 EDT 2013


Hi James,

 

Glad I could help. 

 

No, the plural forms are "peraqim" and "pesuqim".

 

Yigal Levin

 

From: lascelles James [mailto:lasgbjames at gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 1:29 AM
To: Yigal Levin
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] "Chapter" and "verse" in Hebrew

 

Dear YigaI:

 

I really appreciate your response. Is the Arabic plural form for pasuq -
pawasiq still being used to for "verses" of the TORAH? 

 

Lascelles James

 

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 5:28 PM, Yigal Levin <Yigal.Levin at biu.ac.il> wrote:

Hi James,

 

"Chapter" is "pereq" and "verse" (in the sense of biblical syntax - not a
verse of poetry) is "pasuq". Both terms are Medieval Hebrew based on
biblical terms, and both are used in modern Hebrew as well.

 

Yigal Levin

 

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[mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of lascelles James


Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:42 PM
To: Biblical Hebrew

Subject: [b-hebrew] "Chapter" and "verse" in Hebrew

 

Greetings everyone:

 

How do I say "Chapter" and "verse" in Hebrew (Biblical or Modern).

 

Lascelles James


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