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RTSO - Hebrew 2 - Lesson 19

This is for Mark Futato's Hebrew 2 class, lesson 19 at reformed Theological seminary in Orlando.
STUDY
PLAY
אֱמֶת
truth
בֶּטֶן
belly
בָּשָֹר
meat, flesh
כַּף
palm, sole
לָשׁוֹן
tongue
מַחֲנֶה
camp
מַחֲשֶֹה
work, deed
עֶצֶם
bone
קֶרֶב
midst
רֵעַ
friend
Simple Future
The imperfect is used for a simple future tense. (Genesis 2:18) "I will make for him a helper who corresponds to him."
Progressive Present
The imperfect is used for action that is going on in the present. (Genesis 37:15) "The man asked him, 'What are you seeking'?"
Habitual Present
The imperfect is used to express general truths, which in English are typically expressed with a present tense. (This use is like the gnomic perfect.) (Proverbs 10:1) "A wise son brings joy to his father."
Customary Past
The imperfect is used for customary actions in the past. (1 Samuel 1:7) "This is what he did year after year."
Incipient Past
The imperfect is used for actions that have just begun in the past. (Gen 2:6) "Rain clouds began to arise from the earth."
Possibility
The imperfect is used for actions that are possible. (Jonah 3:9) "Who knows? God may relent."
Desirability
The imperfect is used for actions that a subject is capable of carrying out. (Genesis 6:21) "And take for yourself what ever you want from that which can be eaten."
Obligation
The imperfect is used for actions that a subject is obligated to carry out. (Exodus 4:15) "I will teach you what you must do."
Permission
The imperfect is used for actions that a subject has permission to carry out. (Psalm 15:1) "Who may dwell in his holy mountain?"
Instruction
The imperfect is used for giving instructions. (Leviticus 19:32) "You are to rise in the presence of the aged."
Prohibition
The imperfect is used for giving negative instructions or prohibitions. (Exodus 20:3) "You must not have other Gods before me."