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By John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

This e-book offers an advent to the languages which are vital for the learn of the Hebrew Bible and historic Israel. It comprises articles on Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Egyptian, biblical and epigraphic Hebrew, post-biblical Hebrew, Hittite, Phoenician, the Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite and Moabite) and Ugaritic. The participants are Peggy L. Day, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Jo Ann Hackett, Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., John Kaltner, Charles R. Krahmalkov, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Simon B. Parker and Donald B. Redford. A normal creation through John Huehnergard discusses the significance of the learn of close to jap languages for biblical scholarship, aiding us to make the quantity an incredible source for folks starting an in-depth research of the Hebrew Bible.

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In the Bible humanity is the cause of the flood, but the climax of the story is the covenant made by God never again to send a deluge against humanity. 3. HISTORY One reason why the public was so intrigued by the early Assyriological finds was that these excavations were discovering documents that 22 Tikva Frymer-Kensky, “What the Babylonian Flood Stories Can and Cannot Teach Us about the Genesis Flood,” BAR 4/4 (1978): 32–41. DAVID MARCUS 33 contained names of people similar to names found in the Bible.

T. : Eisenbrauns, 1983), 251. DAVID MARCUS 23 represent not the syllables é-gal but the word “temple” or “palace” (Akk eekallum [lit. “big house”] = Hebrew hêkaal ). Logograms tend to be used mostly for common nouns such as “king,” “field,” “silver,” and “barley” and are recognizable in a cuneiform text usually because a syllabic reading of the sign makes no sense in context. In addition, cuneiform scribes often add signs that act as logogram identifiers. Thus some logograms are preceded by determinatives that indicate into which class the following logogram belongs.

BAR 4/4 (1978): 32–41. Greenberg. Moshe. ” Pages 5–28 in Studies in Bible and Jewish Religion: Yehezkel Kafuman Jubilee Volume. Edited by M. Haran. Jerusalem: Magnes, 1950. , pages 333–52 in Essential Papers on Israel and the Ancient Near East. Edited by Frederick E. Greenspahn. New York: New York University Press, 1991. , ed. Essential Papers on Israel and the Ancient Near East. New York: New York University Press, 1991. Guinan, Ann K. ” Pages 421–26 in Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World.

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