A question of Mesorah?

  • In the upcoming Krias Hatorah in Parshat Shoftim and Parshat Ki Savo there are a number of instances where the meaning of a phrase changes completely based on the pronunciation of a single word – םד – with either a Komatz or Patah. Until recently, most Chumashim and Tikunim which generally followed the famous Yaakov Ben Hayyim 1525 edition of Mikraot Gedolot published in Venice that printed a seemingly inconsistent pattern in the pronunciation of the different occurrences of this word.

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Author:Eli Meir Cohen
Document Type:Working Paper
Date of Publication (online):2009/08/20
Year of first Publication:2009
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/08/20
Dewey Decimal Classification:2 Religion / 29 Andere Religionen / 296 Judentum
Sammlungen:JudaicaDoc | Jüdische Studien und Israel-Studien / Jüdische Studien - Literatur
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht