Author Archives: bobmacdonald

About bobmacdonald

1945/09/06 4 children, 2 grandchildren, married since 1968, businessman, systems design, singer (retired), author, Seeing the Psalter 2013, The Song in the Night 2016.

stems beginning with נח and their glosses

נח Noah (46) נחבי Naxbi (1) נחה guide (34), superintend (2) נחום Nahum (1), Nexum (1) נחור Nahor (15) נחל inheritance (186), wadi (62), torrent (40), inherit (38), legacy (6), heritage (3), given inheritance (2), effect inheritance (1), gave inheritance … Continue reading

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stems beginning with גו and their glosses

If words have a stem that sounds like another stem, are they possibly related? E.g. is גוי related to גוה? גו into the midst of (6), in the midst of (1), the midst of (1), within it (1) גוב great grub (3), Gob (2), untranslated … Continue reading

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Reading Project status

Not posting much here – but approaching 75% as of today on my regular blog. Also expect the BS carnival for January 2018 on Feb 1. Scheduled already but if you have posts you would like to see highlighted of … Continue reading

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stems beginning with אל and their glosses

אל to (2,734) not (483) to me (365) to him (340) to them (238) to you (229) and to (215) untranslated (156) God (109) and not (102) into (90) on (73) to her (60) El (54) at (46) in (31) … Continue reading

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אך

אך surely (82) but (57) and sure (2) אכד Akkad (1) אכזיב Akzib (1) I-Will-Lie (1) אכזר vicious (11) אכישׁ Akish (21) אכל eat (410) devour (118) ate (76) food (64) eaten (53) eats (33) feed (8) fed (6) fuel … Continue reading

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אט to אי

אט sweet-temper (3) gradual (1) אטד brierpatch (3) אטון yarn (1) אטם narrow (4) plug (4) אטר Ater (4) hamper (2) close (1) אי where (22) coast (22) island (11) and where (4) how (3) and where he (2) where … Continue reading

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אח

אח brother (103) family tie (1) kin (155) sibling (6) sister (54) אחאב ahab (66) אחבן axban (1) אחד another (29) first (62) once (9) other (92) single (3) specific (1) thing (3) unity (1) untranslated (10) אחו marsh-plant (1) אחור back (6) rearguard (3) turn (2) untranslated (10) אחז ahaz (35) catch hold fast (1) grasp … Continue reading

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