By W. Dennis Tucker Jr.
This primary quantity within the Baylor guide at the Hebrew Bible sequence offers professional, finished advice in answering major questions about the Hebrew textual content. whereas reflecting the most recent advances in scholarship on Hebrew grammar and linguistics, the paintings makes use of a mode that's lucid adequate to function an invaluable agent for educating and self-study.
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A yiqtol in hortatory discourse may express possibility. אּולי ַ . Modal adv. Unlike other adverbs, modal adverbs relate to an entire clause, accentuating the probability or possibility of the events to which a clause refers. The presence of a modal adverb only heightes ens the notion of possibility indicated by the presence of a yiqtol in hortatory discourse. יִת ַע ֵּׁשת ְ . Hith yiqtol 3 m s from ָע ַׁשת. An Aramaism that appears only here in the Hebrew Bible (the root occurs also in the Aramaic portion of Daniel [6:4]).
Here in verse 5, the verb appears as an intransitive, but in verse 9 the obverse is the case. Note also that verse 5 contains six independent clauses. The first three clauses pertaining to the activity of the sailors are juxtaposed with three subsequent clauses pertaining to the activity (or inactivity) of Jonah. Earlier in the story Jonah appears to be identified with the sailors (v 3), but through the structure of the independent clauses in verse 5, Jonah now appears in stark contrast to them.
The first three clauses pertaining to the activity of the sailors are juxtaposed with three subsequent clauses pertaining to the activity (or inactivity) of Jonah. Earlier in the story Jonah appears to be identified with the sailors (v 3), but through the structure of the independent clauses in verse 5, Jonah now appears in stark contrast to them. ַה ַּמ ָּל ִחים. Subject of וַ ּיִ ְיראּו. ֹלהיו ָ ל־א ֱ וַ ּיִ זְ ֲעקּו ִאיׁש ֶא. Narrative discourse—mainline. וַ ּיִ זְ ֲעקּו. Qal wayyiqtol 3 m p.