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The Hebrew Verb in Classical BH Narrative

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198269533
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683671 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0009

Series: Oxford Theological Monographs

The Hebrew Verb in Classical BH Narrative

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This chapter examines the use of the Hebrew verb in classical biblical Hebrew (BH) narrative. It analyses the text of chapters 18 and 19 of the second Book of Kings and the passage about David and Bathsheba in chapters 11 and 12 of the book of Samuel. It aims to determine whether the result of the analyses of these texts are consistent with the findings in Chapter 7 and to provide a better understanding of the role of the Hebrew verbs in the temporal structuring of the biblical text.

Keywords: Hebrew verb; biblical Hebrew; biblical narrative; Book of Kings; Book of Samuel; temporal structuring; biblical text

Chapter.  5487 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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