Seems like a strange inaccuracy in BHS Readers Edition A missing rafe and a missing dagesh. Deut 5:13,5:17-19

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Seems like a strange inaccuracy in BHS Readers Edition A missing rafe and a missing dagesh. Deut 5:13,5:17-19

Postby ralph » Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:01 pm

Seems like a strange inaccuracy in BHS Readers Edition A missing rafe and a missing dagesh. Deut 5:13,5:17-19

I have a copy of BHS Readers Edition..


One issue I run into is Deut 5:13 Kol Melachtecha. In BHS Reader
there is no Rafe on Kol.


http://i.imgur.com/FvmhnlM.png

on the tanach.us site Which has a or the WLC,

there is a rafe mark on the word Kol A horizontal line above the
letter kaf. As pointed out in that image linked to above.

Whereas in my BHS readers edition, I don't see a Rafe. I don't know
if the regular/non-readers BHS edition has it? Can anybody comment re that if it does?

But also in bibleworks which uses the WLC or a WLC, It doesn't have a rafe there. Are there different versions of the WLC? With tanach.us having a more accurate one and others a less accurate one?

I notice looking in the LC itself

http://i.imgur.com/oXjjLZg.png

It looks like there might be a rafe there.

biblegateway has a rafe there.

I don't know if there are different editions of WLC.

But is there a reason why there is no rafe in the BHS Reader, when
there seems to be in the LC?

Also I see another case,

Deut 5:17 Loh tirtzach In the BHS Reader, The BHS Reader has no dagesh, no
dot, in the middle of the letter Tav. (Does the actual BHS have a dagesh?)

The LC does have a dagesh

http://i.imgur.com/cJIkGnm.png

there's also no rafe there either in the BHS reader, as well as no dagesh.

That's in v17, v18, v19

Loh Tirzach, Loh Tinaf, Loh tignov.

Perhaps no Rafes are printed in BHS Reader? Are they in the regular BHS?

The missing dagesh seems like perhaps it may be an error in the BHS
Reader book, or an amendment to the LC made by BHS or BHS Reader?
Though I was under the impression that it wouldn't make an amendment
(or if it did it'd note it)?

Note- I notice that , I think there aren't any Rafes anywhere in BHS Reader. The WLC shows 7 rafes. I think 4 in deuteronomy and 3 in exodus. I see the LC and the WLC on tanach.us has rafes so it seems strange that the BHS Reader doesn't.

edit
looking further I see
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafe
This lists WLC 4.5 as having a rafe on Acharecha of Songs 1:4
Though it's not on tanach.us which shows 4.20 (I guess 4.20 is, unlike the mathematical 4.2, and that 4.20 is after 4.5).
Also I see from wikipedia that it'd perhaps be a bit contradictory to have a dagesh with a rafe. So that may explain why the BHS reader has chosen to have neither, though I see it doesn't have any rafes at all anyway.

Regards

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