Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah :

Hornkohl, Aaron.

Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah : The Case for a Sixth-Century Date of Composition. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (525 pages) - Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics Ser. ; v.74 . - Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics Ser. .

Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Biblical Hebrew: Variety in the Face of Unifying Forces -- 1.2 Fundamental Difficulties in the Description of Biblical Hebrew -- 1.3 Historical Development as a Factor in Biblical Hebrew Variety -- 1.4 Non-Diachronic Factors and Linguistic Variety in the Hebrew Bible -- 1.5 Recent Criticism of the Diachronic Approach to Biblical Hebrew and the Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts -- Chapter 2 The Language of the Book of Jeremiah -- 2.1 History of Research -- 2.2 The Language of the Book of Jeremiah from a Diachronic Perspective -- 2.3 The Language of the Book of Jeremiah and the Question of Regional Dialects -- 2.4 The Language of the Book of Jeremiah and the Question of Diglossia -- 2.5 Jeremiah's Language, Composition, and Literary Development -- Chapter 3 Orthography and Phonology -- 3.1 The Plene Spelling of Medial o (< u) -- 3.2 Other Non-standard Spellings of o -- 3.3 Non-standard Spellings with and without ʾalef -- 3.4 זע"ק versus צע"ק 'cry out -- muster' -- 3.5 The Theophoric Endings יה - and יהו- -- יְרושָּׁלַיִם 3.6 versus ירְושּׁלָםִַ 'Jerusalem' -- שׂח"ק 3.7 versus צח"ק 'laugh -- play -- mock -- Isaac' -- נבוכדנאצר 3.8 (with nun) versus נבוכדראצר (with resh) 'Nebuchadnezzar' -- 3.9 Derivatives of רפ"א 'heal' on the ל"י Pattern -- Chapter 4 Pronominal Morphology (Pronouns, Pronominal Suffixes, and Verbal Endings) -- 4.1 1cs: אֲנִי and אָנֹכִי 'I' -- 4.2 2fs: אתי (ktiv) for כִי ,אַתְּ - for ךְ-, and תִּי - for and תְּ- 'you -- your' -- 4.3 3fs: קטלת for קטלה -- 4.4 1cpl: אנו (ktiv) for אֲ)נַחְנוּ) 'we' -- 4.5 3mpl: הֵמָּה and הֵם 'they' -- 4.6 3mpl: וֹתֵיהֶם - and וֹתָם - 'their' -- 4.7 3fpl: קטלה for קטלו -- זאתה 4.8 (ktiv, for זֹאת) 'this' -- Chapter 5 Nominal Morphology -- 5.1 The qå̄ṭōl (קָטוֹל) Nominal Pattern (for the nomen agentis). 5.2 The qĕṭål̄ (קְטָל ) Nominal Pattern -- Chapter 6 Verbal Morphology -- 6.1 Use of the Short, Full, and Lengthened wayyiqṭol -- 6.2 Derivatives of חי"י : Geminate versus ל"י Forms -- Chapter 7 Syntax -- 7.1 The Propositions עִם and אֵת 'with' -- 7.2 Replacement of the Preposition אֵת with the Definite Direct Object Marker אֵת -- 7.3 The Non-standard Use of Directional he -- ל- 7.4 with Motion Verbs Indicating Movement toward a Place -- 7.5 Interchange of the Prepositions עַל and אֶל -- 7.6 Accusative -ל -- 7.7 Word Order in Apposition: X המַּלֶךֶ/ְהמַּלַכְהָּ vs. המַּלֶךֶ/ְהמַּלַכְהָּ X -- 7.8 Position of the Demonstrative Adjective within the Clause -- 7.9 Perfective Past weqaṭal -- 7.10 The Infinitive Absolute, Especially in Place of a Finite Verbal Form -- 7.11 The Double Plural Construct -- 7.12 Expressions of the Type X- וְ X (כּלֹ) 'every X' -- 7.13 Excursus: Imperfectivity in BH with Special Reference to Problematic weqaṭal Forms -- Chapter 8 Lexical Features -- דִּבֵּר 8.1 'divine word' -- חַיִל 8.2 in the Plural -- חֹרִים 8.3 'nobles, officers' -- 8.4 Semantic and Functional Development of the Gentilic יְהוּדִי 'Judahite, Judean, Jew(ish)' -- 8.5 Nominal יוֹמָם 'day' -- מַלְכוּת 8.6 'kingdom, reign' -- מַטָּרָה/נָטַר) נט"ר 8.7 ) 'keep, guard' -- ער"ב 8.8 'pleasant, sweet' -- עֲתֶרֶת 8.9 'wealth, abundance' -- פֶּחָה 8.10 'governor' and סֶגֶן* 'prefect' -- רַב 8.11 'great man, noble, officer' -- רוּחַ 8.12 'cardinal direction' -- רָץ 8.13 'messenger' -- Chapter 9 The Respective Linguistic Profiles of the Short Edition and the Supplementary Material of Jeremiah -- 9.1 Features and Their Significance -- 9.2 Dating the Two Strata on the Basis of Their Respective Linguistic Profiles -- Chapter 10 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Abbreviations -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index of Foreign Words and Phrases -- Passage Index. Subject Index.

In Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah, Aaron Hornkohl attempts to date this biblical work, both as a whole and according to the constituent layers of which it is apparently composed, on the basis of diachronic linguistic typology.

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