A Compendious Hebrew Lexicon: Adapted to the English Language, and Composed Upon a New and Commodious Plan; to which is Annexed a Brief Account of the Construction and Rationale of the Hebrew Tongue

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University, 1811 - Hebrew language - 195 pages
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Page 129 - Another custom which has been adduced as evidence of former communism in women is that which requires a man to offer his wife or one of his wives to a guest.1 To Lord Avebury it seems to involve the recognition of...
Page viii - which are able to make us wife unto falvation, through faith, which is in Chrift Jefus...
Page 122 - thys endys my^tti," read "thys endys ny^th." 1. 521. " by bis lijte." Perhaps this is merely an asseveration. iiy, 1. 971. An acre was a definite quantity of land, originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plough in a day, afterwards limited by statutes passed in the 31st lace years of Kdw.
Page 43 - Kings vii. 26,) was four digits, or the breadth of the four fingers— from three inches to three and a half. A span, (Lam. ii. 20,) which expresses the distance across the hand from the extremity of the thumb to the extremity of the little finger, when they are stretched as far apart as possible, say nine to ten inches.
Page 25 - Sam. vi. 13 ; an undefined distance, described in our version as " a little way " or " a little piece of ground" (Gen. xxxv. 16, xlviii. 7; 2 Kings v. 19), probably about three miles ; a day's journey (Gen.
Page 139 - It may mean," says Pike, in his Hebrew Lexicon, "their supreme authority, signified by stoning, a capital punishment among the Israelites, in the same manner as it was represented among the Romans by the Fasces and Securis, the instruments of punishment carried before the Consuls.
Page iii - Lexicons, the conjugates and derivatives " of Hebrew words are not to be found, but under " their proper roots ; and therefore, before a man can " readily ufe his lexicon, he muft be well acquainted '* with the feveral ftruchires and variations of Hebrew " words : that is to fay, he muft be a conliderable pro
Page 192 - For one or other, or both of these reasons, such libertie* are taken in the Hebrew tongue with those words as are of the most general and frequent use...
Page v - Л ; after that the root or roots, in which the 1 or ^ are inferted as the fécond radical ; and placing fuch roots laft as are completed by prefixing ^ or 3 or N : for...
Page 190 - Eccles. xi. j. a3. ^ counerlive prefixed to Verbs often supplies the place of the signs of Persons, Moods, Tenses, and Numbers, and makes them take in signification those of a preceding '«b.

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