The Unfolding of Your Words Gives Light: Studies on Biblical Hebrew in Honor of George L. Klein

The Unfolding of Your Words Gives Light: Studies on Biblical Hebrew in Honor of George L. Klein

by Ethan C. Jones (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575069746
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2018
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Ethan C. Jones is Assistant Professor of Old Testament at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Scarborough College.

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations

Part 1. Hebrew Grammar and Diachrony

The “Precative Perfect” in Psalms and the Struggle for Faith

Stephen A. Geller

Toward the Function of the Reflexive-Passive Stems in Biblical Hebrew

Ernst Jenni

Untypical Wayyiqṭol Forms in Hebrew and Early Linguistic Diversity

Holger Gzella, Leiden

Recent Trends in the Linguistic Analysis of Biblical Hebrew

Mark F. Rooker

Hebrew Prosody through the Centuries: A Comparison of Four Soundings

Gary Roye Williams

Part 2. Syntax and Lexicography

The Two-member Syntactic Construction

Alviero Niccacci

“Foot”-Notes in Old Testament Texts: A Study of Verbal and Nominal Expressions of Walking

Eugene H. Merrill

“At the end of the days” (בְּאַחֲרִ֥ית הַיָּמִֽים)—An Eschatological Technical Term? The Intersection of Context, Linguistics and Theology

Stephen G. Dempster

A Note on the Text of Dan 2:24 in Light of the Aramaic Expression עַל עַל ‘To Enter Upon’

Richard A. Taylor

Job’s Rejection and Liminal Traverse: A Close (Re)reading of Job 42:6

Heath A. Thomas

Biblical Hebrew among the Chaining Languages: The Wĕqatal as Medial rather than Sequential

Perry J. Oakes

“And with All Your Strength”? A Reassessment of the Translation and Meaning of Deuteronomy 6:5

N. Blake Hearson

More than “Before” Semantics and Syntax of לפני

Ethan C. Jones

Part 3. Teaching Biblical Hebrew

Rethinking Biblical Hebrew Instruction

Scott N. Callaham

Teaching Biblical Hebrew to Congregational Leaders: A Personal Reflection on its Challenges and Potential Ways Forward

Tracy McKenzie


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