A little something about prepositions . . .

In Ruth 1:5b we came across two ‘min’ prepositions:

מִשְּׁנֵי יְלָדֶיהָ וּמֵאִישָׁהּ

Anytime a preposition governs more than 1 word in the same clause, the preposition is repeated.

See other examples: Gen 1:14, 3:21, 32:19; Exod 6:3; 2 Sam 7:8, etc.


Joüon-Muraoka, §131i, §132g.

Published by Richard C. McDonald

I am married to Nancy McDonald and we have two boys, Noah and Stephen. I am a high school history teacher at Whitefield Academy in Louisville, KY. I am also an adjunct instructor of Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College. I am a fan of LSU, and college football in general. My family and I are members at Sojourn Church-JTown in Louisville, KY.

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