I have an article in the upcoming edition of the Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies. In this article I contend that the certain Aramaic verbs in Targum Onqelos shed light on how the biblical Hebrew Imperfect is used in the narrative portions of the Hebrew Old Testament. Thank you to Dr. Adam Howell forContinue reading “Upcoming Article”
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Reminder: Check out my video on segholate nouns located under the Hebrew 101 link. A helpful reminder of how מֶ֫לֶךְ goes to מַלְכָּא in Daniel 2:4. References: Gesenius-Kautzsch sec. 126e (vocatives); sec. 124b (uses of plural ending).
Why is Jeremiah 10:11 written in Aramaic?
Jeremiah 10:11 is the only verse in the book of Jeremiah written in Aramaic and not in Hebrew. What necessitated Jeremiah to switch languages in the middle of his prophecy? Did Jeremiah have a specific purpose in using Aramaic? Or, did a later scribe insert the verse in Aramaic? Thus you shall say to them,Continue reading “Why is Jeremiah 10:11 written in Aramaic?”
In this video we begin to look at the Biblical Aramaic portions of the OT. We begin with the smallest portion: Jeremiah 10:11.