Verbal Conjugations

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Verbal Conjugations
2013-04-30 11:04:32
Hebrew Verbs

Hebrew Verb Conjugations
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  1. Perfect
    Completed Action. The Perfect aspect denotes completed action, whether in the past, present, or future.
  2. Imperfect
    Incomplete Action. The Imperfect aspect denotes incomplete action, whether in the past, present, or future.
  3. Imperative
    2nd Person Volitional. The Imperative is used primarily to express direct commands, demanding immediate action from the one being addressed
  4. Cohortative
    1st Person Volitional. The Cohortative is used to express a wish, request, or command. It may also be used to express purpose (in order to) or result (resulting in).
  5. Jussive
    3rd Person Volitional. The Jussive conjugation is also used to express some type of mild command or strong wish.
  6. Infinitive Construct
    Verbal Noun. Among is several uses, the Infinitive Construct can function much like an English Infinitive, usually translated with the preposition “to” plus a verb as in “to
  7. Infinitive Absolute
    Verbal Noun. The Hebrew Infinitive Absolute has no real English counterpart. It may be used in conjunction with other verbs to emphasize or intensify the verbal action. It may also be used in the place of an Imperative to express a command.
  8. Participle
    Verbal Adjective. Verbally, the Participle expresses some type of verbal action such as “studying” or “learning.” Adjectivally, it is used much like a Hebrew adjective: attributively, predicatively, or substantively.