A New Edition of a Hebrew Grammar: Considerably Altered and Much Enlarged

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S. Hoyt, 1831 - Hebrew language - 118 pages
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OCLC: 3889760
Related Subjects: Hebrew language -- Grammar.
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Page 10 - It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes. 72 The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
Page 68 - ... wondered at therefore, that many a Hebrew student has been discouraged by being told he had to learn seven conjugations, especially after he had experienced the great difficulty of making himself master of the four Latin Conjugations. Would it not naturally suggest to him the idea, that he has to learn in each conjugation, an active and passive voice, which •would make fourteen paradigms, and the Indicative and Subjunctive of each voice would double the number, and make it twenty-eight, whilst...
Page 67 - And though the verb varies in its signification sometimes, yet it would be very improper to call these variations distinct conjugations. No one ever supposed that amo and amor are two different conjugations, why then should the active and the passive in Hebrew be styled so ? Is it to be wondered at therefore that many a Hebrew student, has been discouraged by being told he had to learn seven conjugations, especially after he had experienced the great difficulty of making himself master of the four...
Page 10 - An Adjective (also verb or participle) belonging to two or more Substantives must be in the plural number ; and if one of the Nouns be masculine, the adjective (verb or participle) must be of the masculine gender, as DJpf ГПЬ'1 ОГПЗХ Abraham -• • | •• : т т : т т : and Sarah were old.

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