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The Lengthened Imperative קָט֔֔֔לָה in Biblical Hebrew

From: Hebrew Studies
Volume 40, 1999
pp. 7-12 | 10.1353/hbr.1999.0053

Abstract

Abstract:

The lengthened imperative קָט֔֔֔לָהָ is a salient feature of biblical Hebrew grammar. It is generally understood in one of three ways: as a stylistic variant of the regular imperative קטל, as a more emphatic form of קְ֔ט֗ל and as a polite form of קט֗ל. In this article, I shall investigate the use of the lengthened imperative in biblical Hebrew to examine which, if any, of these interpretations is correct.



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