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- Author: Davidson, A. B.
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- Tab Name: Hebrew Grammar
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Davidson, A. B - Introductory Hebrew Grammar - Hebrew Syntax (Vowel Update)
Hebrew Linguistics / Philology Word Study
Davidson, A. B.
3.x - 4.x
4/7/2012 - Vowel points corrected. Requires Hebrew SBL font for proper vowel display, default on most Windows PCs. Thanks Ray...
Andrew Bruce Davidson was Professor of Hebrew and Oriental languages in New College, University of Edinburgh. He furnished many important articles for the Bible Dictionary edited by Dr. James Hastings.
Davidson wrote several textbooks, including this Introductory to Hebrew Grammar, which has been (and still is) used by countless seminaries. The main principles of Syntax are printed in larger type, and the less common, poetical or anomalous, usages thrown into the form of notes. The illustrative examples, at least the earlier ones in each case, have been taken as much as possible from the classical prose, but references have been multiplied, partly in order that the principle illustrated may be seen in various connexions, and partly under the impression that the references might be useful in forming exercises for Prose Composition; and the purposes of composition have been had in view in the form given to a number of the sections.
Several points in Syntax are still involved in some obscurity, such as the use of the Imperfect, and its interchange with other tenses, especially in poetry; and the use of the Jussive, particularly in later writings. What has been said on these points, if it do nothing more, will make intelligible the state of the question regarding them.
Preface to the Second Edition
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Syntax of the Pronoun
-----The Relative Pronoun
-----Other Pronomial Expressions
Syntax of the Noun
-----Gender of the Noun
-----Determination. The Article
-----The Genitive. Construct
-----The Adjective. Comparison
Syntax of the Verb
-----The Simple Imperfect
-----The Conversive Tenses. Perf. and Imperf. with Strong Vav
-----Imperfect with Strong Vav. Vav Conv. Impf.
-----Perfect with Strong Vav. Vav Conv. Perf.
-----Perf. and Impf. with Simple Vav (Copulative)
-----The Moods. Imperative, Jussive, and Cohortative.
-----The Moods with Light Vav
Government of the Verb. The Accusative
-----Subordination of One Verb to Another
-----The Nomen Actionis or Infinitive
-----The Nomen Agentis or Participle
-----Subordination of Nouns to the Verb by Means of Prepositions
Syntax of the Sentence
-----The Sentence Itself
-----Expression of Subject in Verbal Sentence
-----Complement of the Verbal Sentence
-----Agreement of Subject and Predicate in Respect of Gender and Number
Particular Kinds of Sentence
-----The Conditional Sentence
-----The Optative Sentence
-----Subject and Object Sentence
-----The Causal Sentence
-----Final or Purpose Sentence
-----Restrictive, Exceptive, Adversative Sentences