A treatise on the use of the tenses in Hebrew and some other syntactical questions
'A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions' is thefoundation of all modern studies of the Hebrew and Semitic verb. Driver maintained that thetenses of Hebrew verbs were employed to express types of action rather than time. While notundisputed, Driver set the tone for the conversation. While modern concerns may pay closerattention to contextuality or to state and action, many continue to acknowledge Driver's originalemphasis that the Hebrew tense system is not primarily concerned with time relations.
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accent action Akkadian Amos aorist apocopated apodosis appears Arabic Aramaic Assyriologie Biblical Hebrew Bottcher cited clause cohortative comp Compare conjunction construction context Delitzsch denote described distinct Driver employed English Esth event Ewald example explained express Ezra fact frequently future Ges.-Kautzsch Ges.-Kautzsch-Cowley Ges.-Roediger Gesenius Grammar Grammatik Greek hath Hebrew Language Hebrew Syntax Hebrew Verbal System Hitz idiom imperative imperfect impf indicated instances Josh jussive Kennett Kimchi meaning Miiller modal narrative Noldeke occur Olshausen original Outlines of Hebrew parallel paroxytone partcp participle passages past perfect aspect perfect consecutive phonological preceding predicate prefix present preterit pronoun protasis ptcp reference rendering semantic Semitic languages sense sentence shew signification similarly speaker Syriac tense thee thou tion tive tone Ugaritic usage verb form volitional waw consecutive words Wright writer Yahweh Zech Zeitschrift