The Elements of the Hebrew Language

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John Taylor, Bookseller and Publisher to the University of London, 1832 - Hebrew language - 95 pages
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OCLC: 32956995
Related Subjects: Hebrew language -- Grammar -- Study and teaching.
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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.

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