A Grammar of the Hebrew Language: With a Brief Chrestomathy, for the Use of Beginners

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Leavitt, Lord, 1835 - 298 pages

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Page 50 - And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament, from the waters which were above the firmament : and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 253 - For the needy shall not always be forgotten : the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
Page 229 - ... just God, before whom he was working out his salvation with fear and trembling— fear, lest he should fall; and trembling, lest he should offend.' Thus, Ps. 76. 12, ' Let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared;
Page 260 - Massorets, as the inventors of this system were called, were the first who distinguished the books and sections of books into verses. They marked the number of all the verses of each book and section, and placed the amount at the end of each in numeral letters, or in some symbolical word formed out of them ; and they also marked the middle verse of each book. Further, they noted the verses where something was supposed to be forgotten ; the words which they believed to be changed ; the letters which...
Page 48 - ... xxi. 13, 26). In the genealogical table of Gen. x. "the Amorite" is given as the fourth son of Canaan. (vii) The Jebusites are uniformly placed last in the formula, by which the Promised Land is often designated. They were a mountain tribe, and occupied the strong fortress of Jebus (Jerusalem). the ark of the covenant, even the Lord of all the earth passeth over before you into Jordan.
Page 263 - Parashahs there are 12 in Genesis, 11 in Exodus, 10 in Leviticus, 10 in Numbers, and 11 in Deuteronomy, making 54 in all. It is probable that the Heb. names of the books of the Pentateuch, viz.
Page 42 - Rîi-phé, was placed above it, in order to shew that the point had not been omitted by mistake. With the ancient Syrians this was nothing more than a point made with red ink. The Hebrews probably wrote it in the same way: but, as this point might be mistaken for the vowel...
Page 70 - Is. vii. 14, &c.: the other, for the purpose of impressing upon the mind of the Hearer or Reader, the peculiar property, nature, character, &c. of the noun to which it is prefixed: as, ^SH an animal remarkable for its properties as a lion, 1 Sam.
Page 216 - JVun (§ 43. 2. 6), which is usually assimilated to the first letter of the suffix and expressed in it by a Daghesh forte.
Page 59 - The rime is found in its three-fold form, in the beginning, in the middle, and at the end of words; or, as the Germims call it, Anreim, fnreim, and Entlreim.

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