50 Extensions of the Verbal Part of the Clause
The verbal part of a clause (finite and nominal forms) can have with it a nominal as direct object (“accusative”), which gives the object of the action.
The particle אֵת/אֶת־ (sign of the accusative → § 12.4) can make a direct object identifiable, but it only stands before definite objects (a) and is rare in poetry. If אֵת is missing, the function of such a nominal as an object must be deduced from the context, above all from the meaning of the verb (b).
Like verbal-substantives (→ § 49), substantives that are derived from verbs can also have objects with them (c).
Pronominal Objects (Suffixes)
Pronominal objects are added as suffixes onto the verb form (d) or onto the particle אֵת (e). The object from the preceding clause does not have to be repeated as a pronoun (e).
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