<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt">But I didn't think there was a future tense in Hebrew?<br><div><span></span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Michael Gerard Burke<br></div>  <div style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"> <div style="font-family: times new roman, new york, times, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> <div dir="ltr"> <hr size="1">  <font face="Arial" size="2"> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">From:</span></b> Dave Washburn &lt;davidlwashburn@gmail.com&gt;<br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">To:</span></b> "b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org" &lt;b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org&gt; <br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Sent:</span></b> Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:10 PM<br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Subject:</span></b> Re: [b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah 1:8<br> </font> </div> <div class="y_msg_container"><br><div id="yiv6889118305">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.<br>
<br><div class="yiv6889118305gmail_quote">On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 7:52 PM, Mike Burke <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a rel="nofollow" ymailto="mailto:michaelgburk@yahoo.com" target="_blank" href="mailto:michaelgburk@yahoo.com">michaelgburk@yahoo.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="yiv6889118305gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">
<div><div style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">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.<br><br>Is that true?<br>
<div><span></span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Michael Gerard Burke<br></div>  <div style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"> <div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"> <div dir="ltr">
 <hr size="1">  <font face="Arial"> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">From:</span></b> Mike Burke &lt;<a rel="nofollow" ymailto="mailto:michaelgburk@yahoo.com" target="_blank" href="mailto:michaelgburk@yahoo.com">michaelgburk@yahoo.com</a>&gt;<br> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">To:</span></b> "<a rel="nofollow" ymailto="mailto:b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org" target="_blank" href="mailto:b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org">b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org</a>" &lt;<a rel="nofollow" ymailto="mailto:b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org" target="_blank" href="mailto:b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org">b-hebrew@lists.ibiblio.org</a>&gt; <br>
 <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">Sent:</span></b> Saturday, July 20, 2013 9:27 PM<br> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">Subject:</span></b> [b-hebrew] ואילילה Micah
 1:8<br> </font> </div> <div><br><div><div><div style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><div><span>Does </span><span>ואילילה mean ''and I will cry"?<br></span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Michael Gerard Burke</div>
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