Contents

Preface

 

Abbreviations

 

Chapter One. Introduction

A. The Peshitta

A1. Previous Study on 1 Kings

A2. The Text

B. Syntax

B1. The Purposes of Syntactic Study

B2. The History of Syntactic Research

 

Chapter Two. The Genitive

A. Introduction

B. History of Research

B1. Nöldeke

B2. Duval

B3. Avinery

B4. Diem

B5. Muraoka

B6. Joosten

B7. Research on Other Aramaic

B8. My Method

C. Analysis by First Members

C1. First Members That Occur in Each Construction

C2. First Members That Only Occur in One Construction

C3. First Members That Occur in Two Constructions

C4. First Members That Occur in All Three Constructions

D. Analysis by Second Members

D1. Second Members That Occur in Each Construction

D2. Second Members That Only Occur in One Construction

D3. Second Members That Occur in Two Constructions

D4. Second Members That Occur in All Three Constructions

E. Analysis of Combinations Where Both Members Are the Same but a Different Construction Is Used

F. Conclusions

 

Chapter Three.All

A. Introduction

A1. History of Research

A2. The Hebrew Vorlage

A3. The Independent Use of lK

B. lK without a Suffix

C. lK with a Suffix

D. Nouns Preceded by lK with and without a Suffix

E. Where lK Precedes and Follows the Same Noun

F. Conclusions

 

Chapter Four. The Direct Object

A. Introduction

B. History of Research

B1. Nöldeke

B2. Duval

B3. Avinery

B4. Khan

B5. Muraoka

B6. Joosten

B7. My Method

C. Analysis by Verbs

C1. Verbs That Occur in Each Construction

C2. Verbs That Only Occur in One Construction

C3. Verbs That Occur in Two Constructions

C4. Verbs That Occur in All Three Constructions

D. Analysis by Objects

D1. Objects That Occur in Each Construction

D2. Objects That Only Occur in One Construction

D3. Objects That Occur in Two Constructions

D4. Objects That Occur in All Three Constructions

E. Analysis of Combinations Where Verb and Object Are the Same but a Different Construction Is Used

F. Conclusions

Appendix: The Peshitta, Its Vorlage, and Other Versions of 1 Kings

 

Chapter Five.And

A. Introduction

B. Syriac Constructions That Add waw

C. Syriac Constructions That Omit waw

D. Asyndeton of the Verb

D1. Introduction

D2. Relationship to Hebrew

D3. Textual Variants

E. Conclusions

 

Chapter Six. The Verb

A. Introduction

B. Finite Verbs

B1. qt@al

B2. qt@al hwa4

B3. waqt@al

B4. neqt@ol

B5. wneqt@ol

B6. qt@ol

B7. waqt@ol

B8. Auxiliary Verb / Infinitive

B9. Zero

C. Participles

C1. qa4t@el

C2. qa4t@el hwa4

C3. hwa4 qa4t@el

C4. wahwa4 qa4t@el

C5. wqa4t@el

C6. wqa4t@el hwa4

D. Conclusions

 

Chapter Seven. Speech Formulae

A. Introduction

B. Analysis by Forms

B1. Perfect

B2. waw + Perfect

B3. Participle

B4. waw + Participle

B5. waw + Imperfect

B6. Infinitive

B7. dalath

B8. Zero

C. The Use of Pronominal Addressee Indicators

D. Word Order

E. Textual Variants in Syriac

F. Conclusions

 

Chapter Eight. Infinitives

A. The Infinitive Absolute

A1. Previous Discussion

A2. Analysis of the Peshitta

B. Finite Ways of Translating the Hebrew Infinitive Construct

B1. waqt@al

B2. wneqt@ol

B3. waqt@ol

B4. met@t@ul dneqtol

C. The Infinitive with lamadh and the Imperfect with dalath

C1. Introduction

C2. dneqtol and lmeqt@al Analysed by First Members

C3. dneqtol and lmeqt@al Analysed by Second Members

D. Conclusions

 

Chapter Nine. Prepositions

A. Prepositional Differences between Syriac and Hebrew

A1. Introduction

A2. Hebrew lamedh Not Represented

A3. Syriac Preposition Added

B. Doubling Prepositions

C. Prepositions with Expressions of Time

C1. No Preposition

C2. beth

C3. lamadh

C4. rtB and rtB oM

D. mdQ

D1. Introduction

D2. Without Suffix

D3. With Suffix

D4. Hebrew yn"y("b@;

D5. twL and mdQ

E. Conclusion

 

Chapter Ten. Demonstratives

A. Introduction

B. Independent Demonstratives

C. Non-Independent

C1. Previous Study

C2. Word Order and the Demonstrative

C3. Substantives That Occur with Demonstratives Both Preceding and Following

C4. Textual Variants

C5. Addition or Omission of Demonstratives

C6. With lK

D. Conclusion

 

Chapter Eleven. ‘Behold

 

Chapter Twelve. Conclusions

 

Summary

 

Bibliography

 

Index of Authors

 

Index of References