The Semantic Field "Speech"  in Am 3

Word: Amos: Amos 3: Amos 1-2 & 4-9: Prophets:
  No: Freq: No: Freq: No: Freq: Freq:
דבר  qal 1 5 0 0 1 5 3
דבר  pi 2 10 2 97 0 0 34
דבר  (Nn) 9 44 2 97 7 38 54
אמר 52 255 4 193 48 262 191
שׁמע qal 9 44 2 97 7 38 46
שׁמע hi 1 5 1 48 0 0 5
שׁאג 3 15 2 97 1 6 2
קול 3 15 1 48 2 11 24
נבא  ni 6 29 1 48 5 27 11
נביא 5 24 1 48 4 21 22
נאם 21 103 3 145 18 98 50
קשׁב 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
עוד 1 5 1 48 0 0 2
אזן 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
אזן  (Nn) 1 5 1 48 0 0 9
Totals: 114 559 21 1014 93 508 458

The first of each pair of columns gives the actual number of occurrences, the second the frequency per 10,000 words of text. Note that the frequency of communication words in ch.3 is twice that of the rest of the book. For the "Later Prophets" as a whole frequencies only are given.


 

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