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What’s in a Word? The Language of the Scriptures
|What’s in a Word? The Language of the Scriptures
|Year of Publication
|Hallen, Cynthia L.
|Journal of Book of Mormon Studies
|Type of Article
|What's in a Word?
|Conjunctions; Doctrine; Ellipsis; Etymology; Fragment; Interruption; Language; Parallelism; Parenthesis; Scripture Study; Word Order
A two-pronged approach to studying the scriptures emphasizes language as well as doctrine. Some typical syntactic structures that appear in 19th-century Book of Mormon English include word-order variation, interruption, parenthesis, ellipsis, fragment, conjunctions, and parallel structure.
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