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Bibil Identifier bibil:261252
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Following the blueprint II: A new Biblical Hebrew syntactic outline derived from Harald Weinrich
Author Condrea, Vasile A.
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 44, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2020
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2020
Year (Copyright) 2020
Year (Reference) 2020
Year (Second publication) 2020
Language English
Pages 733-756 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Following my critique of Niccacci’s methodological stances, I establish a new interpretation of Biblical Hebrew word order derived from Harald Weinrich’s Tempus. Its word order mirrors the opposition between comment and narrative registers. I describe the reasons for attributing a narrative function to the wayyiqtol and wqatal (verb-first) sentences while reserving the comment function to xqatal, xyiqtol, and xparticiple (verb-second) sentences. The occasional occurrence of a comment sentence in indirect speech is, in most cases, the syntactic mark of the narrator’s addresses to the reader.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Syntax
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