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EXERCISE XXII. Translate the following sentences into English:

B In each sentence the auxiliary verb is or are, not expressed in Hebrew, must be supplied. The meaning of the words will be found in the Vocabulary at the end of the volume.

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EXERCISE XXIII. Translate into Hebrew:

The words printed in italics are not to be expressed. 1. The thoughts of the righteous (plur.) are justice, the devices of the wicked (plur.) are deceit., 2. The days of the afflicted (sing.)

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fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility. 4. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. 5. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy one (plur.) is understanding. 6. The voice is the voice of

Jacob
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but
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the hands are the hands of Esau

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There is a (ש)

folly , like ( # ) the superiority of light (מן) superiority of wisdom over

over darkness. 8. Sweet is the sleep of the labourer. 9. The race

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(וְלֹא) is not to the swift

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nor the battle to the strong
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neither

(87-02!) bread to the wise (plur.), neither wealth to the intelligent (plur.). 10. The wealth of the rich is the fortress of his strength, the dread of the poor is their poverty. $ 33. PREPOSITIONS AND OTHER PARTICLES

WITH SUFFIXES. As most of the Hebrew particles are originally nouns (see $$ 69, 70), they are capable of being provided with suffixes; and as many of them occur very frequently, it appears advisable to introduce here a list of the principal forms. Some are properly substantives in the singular, others in the plural; and they are hence divided into two distinct classes.

The forms in parenthesis are not found in the Old Testament. The numbers refer to the paradigms of the nouns ($ 31). Athnach (s) indicates the pausa.

I. PARTICLES OF THE SINGULAR NUMBER.

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a With' after 3, our intervals, and therefore partly belonging to the second class.

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On the particles in general see $8 69 to 72.

$ 34. THE FORMATION OF THE FEMININE. 1. The feminine forms of nouns and adjectives are, as a general

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especially in the status constructus, or n_ - if one of the last two

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the masculine, if containing variable vowels, undergoes changes in every respect corresponding to those occasioned by the light suffixes, as will be easily understood from the following list arranged in accordance with the different classes of nouns ($ 31).

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II. Words with a changeable vowel in the ultima and an un

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III. Words with an unchangeable vowel in the ultima and a

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