A Grammatical Mystery https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/uncategorized/2014/06/a-grammatical-mystery/

June 3, 2014 | Philologos
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Why does an ancient Hebrew prayer expressing gratitude to God refer to Him with the feminine personal pronoun for “you”? 

Read more on Forward: http://forward.com/articles/199064/why-god-can-sometimes-sound-female/

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