The Elements of the Hebrew Language

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W. F. Draper, 1870 - Hebrew language - 163 pages
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Page 171 - A Grammar of the Idiom of the New Testament : prepared as a Solid Basis for the Interpretation of the New Testament.
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Page 172 - ... grouped translations of their principal equivalents in other languages, the originals being generally appended in footnotes. By this means are formed natural families of proverbs, the several members of which acquire increased significance from the light they reflect on each other. At the same time, a source of lively interest is opened for the reader, who is thus enabled to observe the manifold diversities of form which the same thought assumes, as expressed in different times and by many distinct...
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Page 15 - Most of the letters have four forms in writing, depending on whether they occur at the beginning, in the middle, or at the end of a word or whether they stand separately.

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