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accent according Alphabet ancient authors beginning belong brother called cause changed characters compound syllable conjunctive connected consequence considered consonant contains corresponding Dagesh daughter denominated distinctive distinguish English Examples explain expression Feminine final following word frequently given Grammarians hand Hebrew Hebrew words indicate instances Jacob Jews knowledge language last syllable learned learner letter light long vowel Lord manner marks meaning Metheg middle mute nature nounced Observations occurs omitted penultimate placed Practice preceding present principal printed pronounced pronunciation receives rendered represents respect rule sense sentence Sh’va initial short shows signifies similar simple syllable sounds student terminating thee thou to-him translated unaccented verse vowel points Write אֱלֹהִים אֲשֶׁר וַיְהִי יוֹם לָרָקִיעַ ܕ ܕ ܕ ܕܸܕܼ ܕܪ
Page 86 - Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it divide between the waters in the waters. 7 And God made the expanse, and divided between the waters which were under the expanse, and between the waters which were above the expanse: and it was so. 8. And God called the expanse heaven.
Page 78 - ... why its authors have employed so many signs, or why they have, in many instances, preferred one set of accents to others of the same value. To give even an abridged statement of the contradictory opinions on this subject would require more space than my limits would allow, and a minuteness of detail wholly inconsistent with the object of an elementary work.
Page 80 - But one of the principal uses of the accents is to point out the syllable on which the stress of the voice is to be laid.
Page 8 - ... verbs in all places of the theme ; thus it may be the first, second, or third radical, and may be pointed in each situation. The y in Hebrew phonetics is treated in one way by Jewish Hebrew scholars, and in another way by Christian Hebrew scholars. Professor Hurwitz says...
Page 89 - ... had considered it as separated from the following clauses,* and that the sense is as given in the Established Version, viz.- — ' And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when (or, as soon as) they heard it: and the men, Sfc. 6.— TVtt l^nte nn-nS nan1! (Gen. viii. 2,) might either signify 'and behold a torn olive leaf in her mouth,' — or, 'and behold an olive leaf torn (ie pluckt off) ivith her mouth.