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TO FACILITATE THE STUDY
Jri the Driginal ;
AND PARTICULARLY ADAPTED TO THE USE OF THOSE
WHO MAY NOT HAVE INSTRUCTORS.
BY JOHN SMITH, A. M.
PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS.
PRINTED BY DAVID CARLISLE,
Distrid of Newhampshire-T0 wit :
BE it remembered, that on the fourth day of January, in the twenty seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America,
SMITH, of the said District, hath deposited in this office title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit, “ A Hebrew Grammar, without Points : designed to facilitate the study of the Scriptures of the Old Testament, in the original ; and particularly adapted to the use of those who may not have Instructors. By JOHN SMITH, A. M. Profeffor of the Learned Languages, at Dartmouth College," in conformity to the Ad of the Congress of the United States, intituled “ A&t for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned."
Clerk of the
A true copy of Record, Atteft—Jona. Steele, Clerk.
THE LEARNED AND PIOUS
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
THIS GRAMMAR IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,
By their Obedient,
And Humble Servant,
IV. Of Nouns; Regimen ; Comparison of Adjec-
VIII. Of Verbs ; Declension of regular Verbs ; Ger-
OF LETTERS AND READING. 1. The Letters in Hebrew are twenty two, of which the following table shows The Names. Form. Num. Finals. (Dilat. Simil. Sound or Power.
Aleph X 1
A, as in all.
G hard, as in go, give. Daleth ។ He
Inn E, as in me. Vau
979U, or o in tốmb ; or the Zain
[French ou. Heth
ñ H. Teth
DB Th, or the Greck e. Yod 101
I long, or the Greek ti. Caph 2017 5001
K; or c hard, as in came. Lamed > 30
400 6000 M. Nun 50 1700
N. Shamech 60
b Sh. Oin
81 o long, as in cold, ore. Pe
8011 800 P.
Zh, or s in treasure.
Qu;atthe end of a word,k. Res 7200
s. Tau n 14001
. * In Neh. II. 13. 007 is used for on: and in Ifai. IX. 7. 77290,
. + Thousands may be expressed by a perpendicular stroke, drawn over the following letters, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7, 1, 1, 17, w : as, X.IÓCO ; 3, 2000, &c.