from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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'Er'eh as imperfect takes the place of the voluntative (G.K. 75 1).
The act about to follow is rightly designated by Abraham as "worship" -- the imperfect used as a voluntative
The sentence pronounced is a divine curse ( 'arur - Kal passive participle; no verb form to express the voluntative, K.S. 355 1).
To the inner side of the divine image the same author assigns the following items: (a) on the material side of man's inner make-up stands immortality; (b) on the intellectual side is self-consciousness, reason and Vernunft; (c) on the voluntative moral side is the ability to discern good and evil, the freedom of the will, conscience, and the right use of his moral capacities -- the most important of all.