Weingreen Grammar, Composition 31.3

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S_Walch
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Re: Weingreen Grammar, Composition 31.3

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Saving the best till last? :lol:
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[right]ויברך יעקוב את־בניו לפני מותו ויאמר ראובן בכרי אתה יפלו לפניך איביך וידך ימשל עליהם[/right]

[right]וַיְבָרֶךְ יַעֲקוֹב אֶת־בָּנָיו לִפְנֵי מוֹתוֹ וְיֹּאמֶר רְאוּבֵן בְּכֺרִי אַתָּה יִפֺּלוּ לְפָנֶיךָ אֶת־אֹיְבֶיךָ וְיָדְךָ יִמְשָל עֲלֵיהֶם[/right]
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Re: Weingreen Grammar, Composition 31.3

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S_Walch wrote:Saving the best till last? :lol:
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[right]ויברך יעקוב את־בניו לפני מותו ויאמר ראובן בכרי אתה יפלו לפניך איביך וידך ימשל עליהם[/right]

[right]וַיְבָרֶךְ יַעֲקוֹב אֶת־בָּנָיו לִפְנֵי מוֹתוֹ וְיֹּאמֶר רְאוּבֵן בְּכֺרִי אַתָּה יִפֺּלוּ לְפָנֶיךָ אֶת־אֹיְבֶיךָ וְיָדְךָ יִמְשָל עֲלֵיהֶם[/right]
Since יפלו is at the head of its phrase, it cannot be in pause. It should be pointed יִפְּלוּ. That's the normal pointing. It takes cholam only when it's in pause.

The word יד is feminine, so instead of יִמְשֹׁל (look at the theme vowel!), it should be תִּמְשֹׁל.
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