TC articles

From: James R. Adair (
Date: Wed Jun 05 1996 - 14:02:00 EDT

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism now has three articles
online. The most recent is:

David L. Washburn, "The King Is Weeping: A Textual/Grammatical Note on 2
Sam 19:2"

Abstract: The coordination of a participle and an imperfect with
waw-consecutive in the report to Joab in 2 Sam 19:2 is unusual, but
commentators generally explain it simply as a variation from the norm, if
they treat it at all. Others follow the lead of two MT mss, P, and T and
repoint the second verb as a participle. However, the lack of any true
parallel to this structure elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible raises the
possibility of an alternative explanation: the waw-consecutive phrase is
not part of the direct speech, but rather continues the flow of the

Jimmy Adair
General Editor of TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism
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