A Grammar of Biblical (Tanak) Hebrew by John H. Sailhamer

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5. _. · ·-{ lJO ~ 4) Oi"~ 5) lV'~~ \lJ 6) n~~ -r'J 7) Ol7... 8) ,'I ... 'f ', " ,-! ;; -! 13) 14) 1'~31 rJJ ow 1-:-)n lll't';\ ! ,.. l 'T- /{'{ll 1'~1\ . , (• ' f :,. ,... , . f\~ ~~ ~-~·! ,. ~ +lt. J-... ; +w. "'-'I. +-lt_, . :. •. ,. +~ t8) w~~. 1. ,.. _ d"'-t-1 l -\k ~O";)<_ tk. 1. Q +'--J. _ :;, J.. ' " ' ,. •... L,_ ~L. ,~ lJii T_: i19. 2. Inseparable Prepositions Four prepositions in Hebrew are attached directly to their noun objects. They are: 7 to/for ~ ' in/with/by ::> as,like ' 10 from) ;!

I1~~0 (l),o~ma '). , i~i (dctl}_ar). 28 i A Grammar of Biblical (Tanak) Hebrew /JHSailhamer . For Class Use Only 4. Hebrew Parts of Speech (particles, nouns, and verbs) There are only three parts of speech in Hebrew: particles, nouns, and verbs. The particles consists of words such as prepositions, conjunctions and adverbs. They should be memorized. We will list the most important ones below. The nouns and verbs are built by attaching patterns of vowels and consonants to a Hebrew root. A Hebrew root usually consist of only two or three consonants.

U:,'or : 30) :1 ·b ,. w-x'-)? J\pr \o nx? 7 . -:: j,l '"h) l i}·~~ -:. ,. ·. 12) 1~1 24) 1'1\"-"' "' ~~]? 3. :::> I (305Ix) as/like a. ~~ "as/like a king" (Job 15:24). ~~ "as/like the king" (not attested in OT). b. a man W"~~ +~as/like results in tV"~~~ "as/like a man" (Num 14:15) or with an article lV'~~i> "as/like the man" (Judges 8:21). c. 4. \tte.. Ct. '0P:""' ) J (from) may or may not be attached to its object. If attached, the nun characteristically assimilates to the following consonant.

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