From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Tue Aug 03 1999 - 08:39:26 EDT

At 7:50 AM -0400 8/3/99, Benjamin Raymond wrote:
>I am not understanding the construction from Isaiah 40:3 FONH BOWNTOS.
>Why is it not FONH BOWSA?

Because BOWNTOS is a masculine (indefinite) substantive: it's not "a voice
shouting" but "a voice of (a person) shouting."

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
Summer: 1647 Grindstaff Road/Burnsville, NC 28714/(828) 675-4243

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