Category Archives: Punctuation

Advanced Hebrew Pronunciation: What Difference Does an Accent Make?

You must read these two blogs (a little advanced, a kind of confusing), but you might be  mispronouncing these important words! http://www.ouisrael.org/tidbits/detail/Towards-Better-Davening-and-Torah-Reading-1/ http://www.ouisrael.org/tidbits/detail/towards-better-davening-and-torah-reading-Rei/ V’a-hav-ta should be pronounced mil’ra (last syllable), not the almost universal “V’a-hav-ta” (second to last syllable). The … Continue reading

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Another Possible Punctuation Changes Meaning Entirely

Normal translation (NIV): Isaiah 1:18   “Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” But remember, … Continue reading

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Punctuation in Genesis 2:4 (favoring the documentary hypothesis)

I’m currently taking “Bible – Text and Context’ and Hebrew College.  Part of the course involves looking at the documentary hypothesis, which typically claims that redactors combined four different sources to give us the Bible we read today.  For example, … Continue reading

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