Polish language series: Rdz 22, ofiara Izaaka

In Rdz 22, the twenty-second chapter of the book of Genesis, Abraham is called upon by God to sacrifice his son Isaac. The feminine noun ofiara is the Polish for offering, sacrifice. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, you will use the Biblia Tysiąclecia as … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 22, ofiara Izaaka

Polish language series: Rdz 21, narodziny Izaaka

In Rdz 21, or the twenty-first chapter of the book of Genesis, you will study the Polish text as it relates to the following subject matter: narodziny Izaaka, oddalenie Izmaela (birth of Isaac, dismissal of Ishmael) and przymierze Abrahama z Abimelekiem (Abraham’s covenant with Abimelech). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 21, narodziny Izaaka

Polish language series: Rdz 20, Abraham w Gerarze

In your study of the Polish language through the book of Genesis, you have now reached Rdz 20. In this twentieth chapter, the subject is Abraham w Gerarze (Abraham in Gerar). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, you will use the Biblia Tysiąclecia as your source … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 20, Abraham w Gerarze

Friulian language series: Esodo 12, la pasche

Esodo 12, or the Friulian version of the twelfth chapter of the book of Exodus, is relatively long. In addition to continuing to read about the tenth plague of Egypt, which is la muart dai prins nassûts (death of firstborns), you will also meet other subject matter, including: la pasche (the Passover), la fieste dal pan cence levan (the Feast of Unleavened Bread) and lis … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 12, la pasche

Polish language series: Rdz 19, zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory

In this post, you will study the Polish text of Rdz 19, or the nineteenth chapter of the book of Genesis, where the subject matter is zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory (destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah) and występek córek Lota (crime of Lot’s daughters). You may wish to review the following Polish vocabulary: zniszczenie (n., destruction), występek (m., offence, crime), córka (f., daughter). If you are … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 19, zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory

Polish language series: Rdz 18, Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama

In the eighteenth chapter of the book of Genesis, or Rdz 18, you will study the Polish text as it relates to the following subject matter: Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama (God visits Abraham). The feminine noun gościna means visit. W gościnie (locative) can be understood literally as in visit, whereas u Abrahama (genitive) translates literally as at Abraham. If you are arriving on this … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 18, Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama

Polish language series: Rdz 17, przymierze obrzezania

In Rdz 17, or chapter 17 of the book of Genesis, God establishes a covenant of circumcision with Abram, who is renamed Abraham. The Polish for circumcision is the neuter noun obrzezanie. Przymierze obrzezania, then, means covenant of circumcision. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 17, przymierze obrzezania

Friulian language series: Esodo 11, lis plais dal Egjit

In Esodo 11, or the eleventh chapter of the book of Exodus, you begin to read about the tenth plague of Egypt, which is the death of firstborns. In Friulian, this is expressed as la muart dai primarûi (from the masculine singular primarûl, firstborn) or la muart dai prins nassûts. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 11, lis plais dal Egjit

Friulian language series: Esodo 10, lis plais dal Egjit

You will now study the Friulian text of Esodo 10, or the tenth chapter of the book of Exodus. In this chapter, you continue to read about lis plais dal Egjit (the plagues of Egypt), in particular the eighth and ninth plagues, which are i zupets (locusts) and il scûr (darkness). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 10, lis plais dal Egjit

Polish language series: Rdz 16, pierworodny syn Abrama

In this post, you will study the Polish text of Rdz 16, or the sixteenth chapter of the book of Genesis, where the subject matter is pierworodny syn Abrama (firstborn son of Abram). His firstborn was Izmael (Ishmael). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, you … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 16, pierworodny syn Abrama