How do I do a Hebrew clause search for this?

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Chris Garrett | Forum Activity | Posted: Wed, Dec 11 2019 5:27 PM

Hi - I've read through all the Hebrew clause search help files and I can't narrow down this answer, but I hope it's an easy one. 

From 2 Chronicles 1:1 "the Lord his God was with him..." 

Searching for this clause in the Lexham Hebrew Bible:

Subject: God אֱלֹהִים   AND object: him הוּא  AND verb:????   since "was" is implied, and there is only a preposition עִם, I don't know how to search for an implied "was" verb. 

Any help would be greatly appreciated!  

thanks,

Chris

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Dec 12 2019 4:22 PM

Why choose "god" as Subject, rather than "Yahweh" (Lord). Also, "with him" is not the Object in the clause of 2 Chron 1:1? So I'm not sure a Clause search is best.

The implied verb is usually supplied in a translation. So I would try a Search like:

Lord  BEFORE 3 WORDS  (was,is) BEFORE 1 WORDS "with him" in the ESV (with Match case).

A simpler version (with spurious hits) is:

Lord  BEFORE 4 WORDS "with him"

You can try this Search in LHB, if you are familiar with Hebrew.

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Chris Garrett | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Dec 12 2019 5:42 PM

Thank you Dave.

I also added: (Lord OR God) BEFORE 3 WORDS  (was,is) BEFORE 1 WORDS "with him"

and it came up with 5 more hits, so I'm all set.

Thanks for your help! 

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Stephen Miller | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Dec 12 2019 10:34 PM

Chris,

Will this method help?

Copy/Paste the Hebrew words from 2 Chron 1:1..... “יהוה אלהיו עמו”  (with or without pointing).

Place the whole clause in inverted commas (as above)  in a BIBLE SEARCH box.

The exact Hebrew clause occurs also in Numbers 23:21, 2 Chron 15:9 and 2 Chron 36:23

Stephen

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