[b-greek] Re: HF$IBBO:LIYM (?) -- Gen. 41.24

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 22 2000 - 20:44:15 EDT

Dear Jason: I have rejected this message for distribution for what I think
are obvious reasons: it was sent to the wrong list, I think you'll agree.

Regards, cwc

At 6:32 PM -0500 9/22/00, Jason Hare wrote:
>We are reading through the Joseph story in Genesis. In reading the passage
>about Joseph interpreting Pharaoh's dream, our class (consisting of two
>students and the teacher *smile*) came across the form HF$IBBO:LIYM in
>Genesis 41.24. Is there a specific reason for there being no daghesh in
>the shin? One more thing: in the Leningrad tradition, there _is_ a daghesh
>and a patakh. We use the BHS in class and this is the one in which the
>daghesh is missing and the vowel of the heh is a qamets (A --> F). Is
>there an explanation for such a difference in tradition and what is the
>significance of the BHS reading?
>Thanks in advance,
>Jason Hare

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