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By William R. Scott

This advisor was once an not obligatory examining fabric for one in every of my BH sessions. at the start I wasn't yes what to make of this advisor, the right way to use it and what its usefulness is. it's not valuable for studying Biblical Hebrew and will not do you any reliable if that is all you must do. yet it is beneficial for parents who are looking to transcend the textual content itself. The extra I learn BHS and the extra i take advantage of the Masoretic notes and the serious gear, the extra worthy this little publication turns into. additionally, for an reader, there's a lovely sturdy bibliography to be able to dig deeper if desired.
Specifically, it covers verse divisions (soph pasuq, seder, etc.), certain pointing, the Masora (it has short notes at the Masoretes, Masora Finalis, Masora Marginalis -- either Mm and Mp, rationalization of the serious gear and accents. moreover, there's an index of abbreviations and logos in Mp and an invaluable record of Latin phrases utilized in BHS with English translations. For the fee this can be a good deal and positively a great tool for the reader.

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1b1î'1 or similar verse(s) Gen 17:17 pasēq (see p. 5) Ezra 6:9 pārāšāh, one of 54 sections of the Pentateuch (see p. 2) Exod 21:7 INDEX OF THE SMALL MASORA indicates syllable is accented by paštā , pa tall vowel to be pronounced patah (vowel) segōl (vowel) large letter sādeh description of the temple 49 Ps 22:1 Job 21:18 Deut 32:4 Ezek 40:7 erê, to be read (instead of ketîb, the written text). See p. 13. ill Dan 2:35 indicates the word pH precedes the word I sacred, holy the book of Ecclesiastes the number 134 qāmes (vowel) sērê (vowel) Lev 14:45 Ps 61:8 Gen 18:3 Exod 15:11 erê, to be read (instead of ketîb, the written text).

53. 1b1î'1 or similar verse(s) Gen 17:17 pasēq (see p. 5) Ezra 6:9 pārāšāh, one of 54 sections of the Pentateuch (see p. 2) Exod 21:7 INDEX OF THE SMALL MASORA indicates syllable is accented by paštā , pa tall vowel to be pronounced patah (vowel) segōl (vowel) large letter sādeh description of the temple 49 Ps 22:1 Job 21:18 Deut 32:4 Ezek 40:7 erê, to be read (instead of ketîb, the written text). See p. 13. ill Dan 2:35 indicates the word pH precedes the word I sacred, holy the book of Ecclesiastes the number 134 qāmes (vowel) sērê (vowel) Lev 14:45 Ps 61:8 Gen 18:3 Exod 15:11 erê, to be read (instead of ketîb, the written text).

Hi = hiphil 4. hit = hithpael 5. ho = hophal 6. K = ketîb 7. ni = niphal 8. num = indicates that the entry is a question 9. pu = pual qerê 12. Q = 13. Seb = sebîr (see p. 15) 14. Tiq Soph = (tiqqune sopherim) means "scribal corrections" (see p. 15) 5 THE ACCENTS GENERAL There are two accentual systems in the Hebrew Bible. Psalms, Proverbs and most of Job constitute the "Three BookS" of poetry. " Accents serve three purposes. Primarily they are musical (or cantillation) marks, but they alSo indicate accentuation and semantic division.

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