A manual of the Chaldee language

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Perkins and Marvin, 1832 - 180 pagine
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Pagina 173 - And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
Pagina 125 - ... pitiful fetch, invented only to evade what they cannot answer: and their being forced to have recourse to such a wretched shift, is a plain giving up of the cause they make use of it for.
Pagina 9 - Jews it was transplanted into Palestine, where it gradually became the vernacular tongue ; though it did not completely displace the old Hebrew until the time of the Maccabees. Although the Aramaean, as spoken by Jews, partook somewhat of the Hebrew character, no entire or very important corruption of it took place ; and to this circumstance alone the Babylonians are indebted for the survival, or at least the partial preservation, of their language, which, even in the mother-country, has, since the...
Pagina 171 - And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Pagina 125 - Joshua, Judges, I. and II. Samuel, I. and II. Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve minor prophets.
Pagina iii - ... Professor Stuart, we extract the following remarks on the study of the Chaldee language. " It is worthy of commendation on various grounds. (I.) A knowledge of it is highly important in aiding the student more fully to understand the Hebrew. The basis of Hebrew, Chaldee, Syriac, Arabic, and Samaritan is one and the same. Hence it may be truly said, that he who has a solid and fundamental knowledge of the genius of one of these languages, possesses a real knowledge of them all. The meaning is,...
Pagina iii - ... rapid and easy progress in them all. The student who understands Hebrew has only to read through the pages of the Grammar in the following sheets is order to be fully satisfied of the correctness of this statement. And, if correct, then it is obvious, that in every step of his progress in the study of Chaldee, he is gaining additional light and satisfaction and confirmation in regard to the meaning, forms, and structure of the Hebrew. Who will say that the study of Greek, Latin, French (specially...
Pagina 125 - ... much obliged to FCH for his animadversions upon a remark of mine, because he recalled to mind a note which at present will not be without interest, and had been overlooked. It is as follows : "Prophecies on Constantinople. The pseudo-Jonathan's Jewish Targum thus explains Num. xxiv. 24. : ' And ships shall come with instruments of war, and shall go forth with great multitudes from Lombardy, and from the land of Italy, and shall be joined with the legions which shall come from Constantinople,...
Pagina iv - Rosenmueller has, with so manifest advautage to his commentaries, made of the Targums. We may reasonably have a confidence in such ancient Chaldee translators, that they, at least for the most part, rightly understood their original. " (3.) Several chapters in Ezra and Daniel, as exhibited in our Hebrew Bibles, are in the Chaldee language. The student, then, who desires to acquire the power of consulting all the original Scriptures, must make himself acquainted with the Chaldee language. "(4.) Whoever...
Pagina iv - Rabbinica will give not only these but all the distinguished Rabbinic commentaries, such as those of Kimchi, Jarchi, Aben Ezra, etc." The present edition of Dr. Riggs's Manual is rendered smaller than the former one by the omission of the text of the Biblical Chaldee from the Christomathy. The work, though small, is sufficiently extensive for the beginner; assuming, of course, an acquaintance with Hebrew on his part. Ecclesice...

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