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by rbgrice
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Hello

Hello, My name is Ryan. I am currently a senior in undergrad. I plan on starting a master's in linguistics this summer. I have three years of Greek under my belt, and I am in my first year of Hebrew. I am enjoying the language and figured this would be a great place to learn from scholars and experi...
by rbgrice
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Formation of Imperfect Waw Consecutive
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Formation of Imperfect Waw Consecutive

Hello, I was wondering why there is no daghesh forte in the imperfect waw consecutive of היה . See Gen. 1:5 for example וַֽיְהִי . BBH explains that the formation of the imperfect waw consecutive should have a daghesh unless, of course, it is a guttural (196-197). I don't think that this rule applie...
by rbgrice
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Syntax of Genesis 3:5
Replies: 7
Views: 602

Re: Syntax of Genesis 3:5

Dr. Lowery, Thanks so much. This makes a lot of sense. So if I am understanding correctly there is a hireq under the conjunctive waw because yodh is the root vowel? Also, if the author would have used the imperfect or a waw consecutive it would make the וִהְיִיתֶם֙ happen at a future time from ‎בְּי...
by rbgrice
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Syntax of Genesis 3:5
Replies: 7
Views: 602

Syntax of Genesis 3:5

I was wondering why וִהְיִיתֶם֙ "you will be" is translated as a future even though it is in the perfect. I thought maybe it is somehow a waw consecutive but I do not understand why there is a hireq underneath the waw. Does anyone know why the verb looks like this? Or why the verb is trans...

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