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by Isaac Fried
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

Ah, and not to forget the root ירח YRX of which we have the יָרֵחַ, the lesser light, the זוֹרח of the night.

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

Spoken Hebrew still uses the biblical שְׂרוֹךְ for 'shoelace'. It uses
שָׁרָךְ for 'fern'; סרח being of an unpleasant connotation.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

In spoken Hebrew מַסְרֵק = מה-סרק MASREQ is 'comb', a handy little thing to throw מזרק with tangled hair into place.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

In Nu. 12:14 We find ירק YARAQ in the sense of 'eject (זרק ZARAQ) saliva forcibly out of the mouth between tight lips'
וְאָבִיהָ יָרֹק יָרַק בְּפָנֶיהָ הֲלֹא תִכָּלֵם
KJV: If her father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed?

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

In Gen. 40:10 we first encounter שָרִיג SARIYG, 'branch, twig, shoot' וּבַגֶּפֶן שְׁלֹשָׁה שָׂרִיגִם וְהִוא כְפֹרַחַת עָלְתָה נִצָּהּ KJV: "And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth" where שָרִיג is but a זָרִיק (or a יָרִיק ) being th...
by Isaac Fried
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13
Replies: 5
Views: 67

סֶרַח SERAX, Ex. 26:12-13

We read there וְסֶרַח הָעֹדֵף בִּירִיעֹת הָאֹהֶל חֲצִי הַיְרִיעָה הָעֹדֶפֶת תִּסְרַח עַל אֲחֹרֵי הַמִּשְׁכָּן. וְהָאַמָּה מִזֶּה וְהָאַמָּה מִזֶּה בָּעֹדֵף בְּאֹרֶךְ יְרִיעֹת הָאֹהֶל יִהְיֶה סָרוּחַ עַל צִדֵּי הַמִּשְׁכָּן מִזֶּה וּמִזֶּה לְכַסֹּתוֹ KJV: And the remnant that remaineth of the curtain...
by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3

This is also of interest
מַעֲקָף = מה-עקף, 'bypass'.

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Middle voice
Replies: 20
Views: 308

Re: Middle voice

תקטיל = אתה-קט-היא-ל

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3

Also due mentioning here is the post biblical מַגָּף = מה-גף MAGAP, 'boot, high shoe'.
Yet, מַגָּב is מה-נגב, 'wiper, squeegee'.

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: בְּגַפּוֹ Ex. 21:3

From the להגיף , 'close, shut off', of Nehemiah 7:3 וָאֹמַר לָהֶם לֹא יִפָּתְחוּ שַׁעֲרֵי יְרוּשָׁלִַם עַד חֹם הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ וְעַד הֵם עֹמְדִים יָגִיפוּ הַדְּלָתוֹת וֶאֱחֹזוּ NIV: "I said to them, The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot. While the gatekeepers are still on ...

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