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By Duane A. Garrett

This 3rd quantity within the Baylor instruction manual at the Hebrew Bible sequence presents specialist, finished tips in answering major questions on the Hebrew textual content. whereas reflecting the newest advances in scholarship on Hebrew grammar and linguistics, the paintings makes use of a method that's lucid adequate to function an invaluable agent for educating and self-study.

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Negated hiphil yiqtol 1 c s of ‫ שׁוּב‬with 3 m s suf- Line A1c: The colon-marker is revia and the constraints are: 1 predicator, 2 constituents, and 3 units. ‫ל־מ ֳא ָ֞סם‬ ָ ‫ ַ ֽע‬. Qal infinitive construct of ‫ מאס‬with 3 m p suffix (the implied antecedent is the people of Judah) and the preposition ‫ַעל‬ used causally. This infinitive functions as a predicator. ‫יְהוה‬ ֗ ָ ‫ת־ּתֹורת‬ ַ֣ ‫ ֶא‬. The direct object. indd 52 6/6/08 2:24:40 PM Amos 2:4 53 Line A1d: The colon-marker is zaqeph qaton and the constraints are: 1 predicator, 2 constituents, and 2 units.

1:12: Second Stanza. Two lines. This is the standard judgment stanza in its shortest form. ‫ימן‬ ֑ ָ ‫ וְ ִׁש ַ ּ֥ל ְח ִּתי ֵ ֖אׁש ְּב ֵת‬Ba 1:12 ‫ וְ ָא ְכ ָל֖ה ַא ְר ְמנ֥ ֹות ָּב ְצ ָ ֽרה׃ פ‬Bb Line Ba: The colon-marker is athnach and the constraints are: 1 predicator, 3 constituents, and 3 units. ‫וְ ִׁש ַּל ְ֥ח ִּתי‬. Piel weqatal 1 c s from ‫שׁלח‬. ‫ ֵ ֖אׁש‬. The direct object. ‫ימן‬ ֑ ָ ‫ ְּב ֵת‬. Prepositional phrase with ‫ ְבּ‬. Teman was the name of the region of north Edom. Line Bb: The colon-marker is silluq and the constraints are: 1 predicator, 2 constituents, and 3 units.

A construct chain serving as the subject. Amos foresees a mass deportation of the Aramean people. ‫ ִ ֖ק ָירה‬. A proper name, Kir, with a directive ‫ה‬. Kir’s location is not certain, but Isaiah 22:6 suggests that it was in the area of Elam, east of southern Mesopotamia. Amos 9:7 indicates that this is the original homeland of the Arameans, and that text asserts that God brought up the Arameans in an “exodus” from Kir. indd 28 6/6/08 2:24:30 PM Amos 1:6-8 29 exodus will be reversed. See Amos 2:10, where the implication is that Israel’s exodus from Egypt will also be reversed.

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