HEBREW PARTICIPLES


A.    Participles in Hebrew are verbal adjectives.
1.   They have a verbal aspect and so they have a stem (Qal, Niphal, Piel, etc.) which is interpreted using the rules already given.

2.   They are used as adjectives, and so as adjectives they describe something.

B.    Interpretation: The main thing to know is that participles describe processes.
1.    Processes may be of three types.
a.    Linear:  A constantly occurring action or state of being.
b.    Iterative: A repeated action.
c.    Vivid: Something portrayed as a process to make the story sound as if it is happening before the readers eyes.

Assignment #20a

WHEN YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS COMPLETE, PROCEED TO INFINITIVES



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