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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