The verbal tense system in late Biblical Hebrew prose

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This study offers a synchronic and diachronic account of the Biblical Hebrew verbal tense system during the Second Temple period, based on the books of Esther, Daniel, and Ezra and Nehemiah, along with the non-synoptic parts of Chronicles. In analyzing the development of this system, Cohen discerns the changes that mark the transition from the classical era to the Second Temple period. The book is divided into two main parts: a survey of previous research along with the methodology of the present study
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWinona Lake, Indiana
ISBN (Electronic)9789004370135
ISBN (Print)9781575069432
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameHarvard Semitic Studies

Bibliographical note

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-289) and index.


  • Hebrew language -- Tense
  • שפה עברית -- זמן (דקדוק)
  • Bible -- Old Testament
  • Bible
  • תנ"ך
  • الكتاب المقدس


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