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.

Resource:

Joüon-Muraoka, §131i, §132g.

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