In my video on Ruth 1:12e we saw that לַיְלָה had the definite article. We translated הַלַּיְלָה as “tonight” or “this night.” In this post I wanted to briefly describe this particular use of the definite article. The definite article in biblical Hebrew has two uses: Particular and Generic. The Particular use of the definiteContinue reading “The Definite Article in Ruth 1:12e”
Brown-Driver-Briggs has a helpful article on יֵשׁ on page 441.