A Treatise On The Use Of The Tenses In Hebrew And Some Other Syntactical Questions

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First published in 1874, this classic work still stands as one of the most definitive texts on the nature and use of the Hebrew tenses. This edition includes a new introductory essay on the book's importance as a manual for today's students of the Hebrew language.
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Overview

First published in 1874, this classic work still stands as one of the most definitive texts on the nature and use of the Hebrew tenses. This edition includes a new introductory essay on the book's importance as a manual for today's students of the Hebrew language.
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Originally published in 1874 by Oxford University Press, this was the first attempt in English to expound the principles of Hebrew syntax on lines at once philosophical and scientific. This edition adopts the third and final 1892 edition of Driver's classic work and includes a new introductory essay on the history of the and its enduring importance as a manual for today's students of Hebrew. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802841605
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/19/1997
  • Series: Biblical Resource Series
  • Edition description: 4th ed
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of principal Works referred to by Authors' Names only, or by Abbreviations xiv
Additions and Corrections xvi
Further Corrections xvii
Driver's Treatise and the Study of Hebrew: Then and Now xviii
Chap. I. Introduction 1
Chap. II. The Perfect alone 13
Chap. III. The Imperfect alone 27
Chap. IV. The Cohortative and Jussive (the Modal or Voluntative forms of the Imperfect) 50
Chap. V. The Voluntative with Waw 64
Chap. VI. The Imperfect with Waw Consecutive 70
Chap. VII. Accents 100
Chap. VIII. The Perfect with Waw Consecutive 114
Chap. IX. The Perfect and Imperfect with Weak Waw (the Simple Waw, not Consecutive) 158
Chap. X. The Participle 165
Chap. XI. Hypotheticals 174
Appendix I. On the Circumstantial Clause 195
Appendix II. On the Use of the Jussive Form 212
Appendix III. On the Arabic as Illustrative of Hebrew 219
Appendix IV. On the Principle of Apposition in Hebrew 246
Appendix V.
1. On the Casus Pendens 264
2. On Some Uses of the Infinitive with Lamed 274
3. Instances of Variation in the Order of Words 279
4. On Construction of the type [characters not reproducible] 281
Index I (Subjects) 285
Index II (Texts) 289
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