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.B. Interpretation: The main thing to know is that participles describe processes.
2. They are used as adjectives, and so as adjectives they describe something.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.
WHEN YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS COMPLETE, PROCEED TO INFINITIVES
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