Re: Genesis 28:18-vayyitsoq

From: Jim West (jwest@Highland.Net)
Date: Tue Sep 08 1998 - 11:41:48 EDT

At 03:21 PM 9/8/98 -0400, you wrote:
>this verb does not follow a contracting pe-yud/vav pattern with the
>retracted accent like vayyEshev.
>most vayyiqtol's do not contract accents.
>cf. other p"y: vayyirAsh and vayyiqAr.
>this verb yatsaq is highly irregular (multiple, dialectical/idiolectical
>forms), notice yeHezq'l 24.3 where the imperative is yetsoq !, and then
>again 2K4.41 tsaq !

All true- but not Greek! I think ya mighta sent this to the wrong list.

>when doing 'immersion' teaching i use yetsoq, yitsqi, yitsqu, yitsOqna.
>gotta choose a form and this feels best, though both bring smiles from
>those here in jerusalem who listen in.

I quite imagine that it must....

>randall buth



Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology

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