Re: [tied] Re: Elohim

From: P&G
Message: 17711
Date: 2003-01-17

> > What's feminine about 'elo:ah?
> A good question. Does anyone on the list know enough (about) Hebrew to
discuss it? Is >there really anything feminine about it, or is it just a

Biblical Hebrew normally has Elohim + singular verb. Plural verbs occur
"very rarely". The form El also occurs. It comes from the verb ?wl or ?yl
meaning "be first, be strong", and means "strong man, hero" or "power" as
well as "God". The form "elo:ah" is Chaldee, rather than Hebrew, and is