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Chapter Material

  1. On your first read through, study chapter 17 with care. This is an extremely important chapter. You can't read Hebrew narrative without understanding Waw consecutive and the narrative sequences.

  2. Listen to Gary's full lecture

  3. After listening to the lecture once or even twice, study the chapter with a view to mastering the details. This is an extremely important chapter. You can't read Hebrew narrative without understanding Waw Consecutive and the narrative sequences.

  4. Listen to the vocabulary

Exercises

Please complete the following exercises:

  1. Parsing (1-10) on p. 125;

  2. Bible translations (1-3, 10, 11, 13) on pp. 126- 128;

  3. Parsing (1-10) on p. 130;

  4. Bible translations (2, 3) on p. 131

You may need to use the Holladay lexicon for the Bible translations. Please remember that it is suggested to cover this chapter in two weeks.

Helps

  1. Exercise One (page 126)

  2. Exercise Fifteen (page 128)

  3. Exercise Sixteen (page 129)

Correct your homework with the answer key

Review

  1. How is an Imperfect verb with Waw Consecutive to be translated?

  2. True or False: The converted Perfect is commonly used for past tense narrative sequence.

  3. What are the temporal modifiers for narrative sequences?

  4. How can we distinguish between the converted Perfect and a Perfect verb with a simple conjunction?

  5. Do you fully understand every summary point in section 17.9?

  6. Are you clear on the fact that a Waw Consecutive on an Imperfect is spelled differently than a Regular Waw on an Imperfect? See the graphic on the top of p. 195.

  7. Are you clear on the fact that a Waw Consecutive on a Perfect is spelled the same as a Regular Waw on a Perfect? See 17.5 if you are uncertain.

  8. So, with a Waw on a Perfect, how do you know whether it is a Waw Consecutive or Regular Waw? This is discussed in 17.6.

  9. What are the two temporal modifiers? If you are uncertain, study 17.3.2 and 17.6.2 again.

  10. How are the two modifiers used in the context of the narrative sequences?

  11. Sections 17.3 and 17.6 are very important. Have you studied this material with care?

  12. The final examination is at hand. Have you been keeping up with vocabulary?

Assessment

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Duration

1 hour

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