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by Isaac Fried
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gen 6:19 et = "with" or direct obj ptr
Replies: 6
Views: 46

Re: Gen 6:19 et = "with" or direct obj ptr

עמכם = עם-אכם
אתכם = את-אכם
With אכם = אתם

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by Isaac Fried
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moloch [מלך]
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: Moloch [מלך]

We have already raised here the possibility that the gods of the ancient Canaanites were their goats. Thus, מולך MOLEK is possibly the leading מוליך goat. Consider also the names אברם = אב-רם אביאל = אב-היא-אל אחירם = אח-היא-רם אחיקם =אח-היא-קם אדוֹניקם = אדוֹן-היא-קם אדוֹנירם = אדוֹן-היא-רם קמואל =...
by Isaac Fried
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: שֶׁלֶג snow
Replies: 0
Views: 11

שֶׁלֶג snow

Now that we are expecting a snow storm here in Boston I recall that שֶׁלֶג $ELEG, 'snow', is actually a שֶׁלֶךְ , pieces of frozen water vapor cast down מוּשלך from the clouds. See Ps. 147:15-18 הַשֹּׁלֵחַ אִמְרָתוֹ אָרֶץ עַד מְהֵרָה יָרוּץ דְּבָרוֹ הַנֹּתֵן שֶׁלֶג כַּצָּמֶר כְּפוֹר כָּאֵפֶר יְפַזֵּ...
by Isaac Fried
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun

But the היא , 'he', in the compounded verbal pattern שִׁלַּחֲךָ = ש-היא-לח-אכה of 1Sam. 20:22 לֵךְ כִּי שִׁלַּחֲךָ יהוה KJV: "go thy way: for the Lord hath sent thee away" is for the performer of the act, here He doing the שלח, 'send'. אכה is a variant of אתה , 'you'. Isaac Fried, Boston U...
by Isaac Fried
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun

The compounded Pual verbal form contains the personal pronoun הוּא , 'he', to designate the beneficiary of the act, a PP tucked now inside (inside!) the root, between the first and second radical, as in the שֻׁלְּחוּ of Gen. 44:3 הַבֹּקֶר אוֹר וְהָאֲנָשִׁים שֻׁלְּחוּ NIV: "As morning dawned, th...
by Isaac Fried
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun

The נְפְעָל = אני-פעל form, that came from somewhere on one of the multilinear development tracks of the Hebrew language, adds the universal name אני , 'I', for the beneficiary of the act, as in Ex. 22:9 כִּי יִתֵּן אִישׁ אֶל רֵעֵהוּ חֲמוֹר אוֹ שׁוֹר אוֹ שֶׂה וְכָל בְּהֵמָה לִשְׁמֹר וּמֵת אוֹ נִשְׁב...
by Isaac Fried
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mycenaean Hebrew
Replies: 81
Views: 2966

Re: Mycenaean Hebrew

The ending ון- is short for הינוֹ, 'he is', as, say, in גִּבְע-וֹן = גִּבְעוֹן, 'it is a hilly place'.

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by Isaac Fried
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun
Replies: 3
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תַּעַבְדוּן Ex. 3:12, יִשְׁמְעוּן Ex. 4:9. "Paragogic" nun

One way Hebrew verbally relates the actor to his action is by adding his name at the end of the root, say: שָמַעְתִּי = שמע-אתי , 'I heard', with the obsolete אתי for אני, 'I', to avoid confusion with שמעני = שמע-אני, 'he heard me'. Thus: שָמַעְתָּ = שמע-אתה , 'you (M) heard'. שָמַעְתְּ = שמע-את , '...
by Isaac Fried
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: מצה - יצא, Ex. 12:17
Replies: 0
Views: 20

מצה - יצא, Ex. 12:17

We read there וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם אֶת הַמַּצּוֹת כִּי בְּעֶצֶם הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה הוֹצֵאתִי אֶת צִבְאוֹתֵיכֶם מֵאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם אֶת הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶם חֻקַּת עוֹלָם NIV: "Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out o...
by Isaac Fried
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mycenaean Hebrew
Replies: 81
Views: 2966

Re: Mycenaean Hebrew

Ζεύς is possibly the Semitic עז-הוּא-עז with the Hebrew AZ corresponding to the IE "is".

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