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This number of essays features a wide selection of subject matters reflecting the intensity and breadth of curiosity of the coed in whose honour they have been commissioned - Kevin J. Cathcart.

The primary concentration is close to japanese, and covers more than a few philological, linguistic, exegetical, old and interpretative matters. The close to japanese languages tested comprise Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Hebrew, Septuagintal Greek, Syriac and Ugaritic, whereas exegetical and text-critical subject matters contain remedies of concerns in Deuteronomy, I Kings, Isaiah, Amos, Psalms and the tune of Songs. Hermeneutical and historic essays contact on old Israel's heritage and its interpretation, in addition to at the value of such contributors because the consular reputable John Dickson, E.H. Palmer within the Cambridge Libraries, William Lithgow of Lanark, and the contribution to Semitic epigraphy of the explorer Julius Euting.

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29 So it is a question of definition for dispossession. 30 The pattern of relationships between the Philistines, the Rephaim and the Anakim in the biblical texts is admittedly complex. Nevertheless Josh. 22 makes a clear connection between Philistines and Anakim: 'No Anakim were left in Israelite territory; only in Gaza, Gath and Ashdod were any left'. 31 28. Or had them burned, according to 1 Chron. 12 (cf. Deut. 5, 25). 29. Cf. Williamson (2000: 108) on the significance of Gen. 3-4 in relation to Israelite territorial claims.

Huehnergard and P. ), Lingering Over Words: Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Literature in Honor of William L. Moran (Atlanta: Scholars Press): 505-24. V. Kinnier Wilson 1951 'The Nimrud Tablets, 1950', Iraq 13: 102-22. W. 2; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag) (ET Joel and Amos [Hermeneia; Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1977]). M. A. ), Orient and Occident: Essays Presented to Cyrus H. Gordon on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday (AOAT, 22; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag; Kevelaer: Butzon & Bercker): 213-22.

GORDON The Ideological Foe 27 Likewise, in the books of Samuel realism about Israel's failings does not blunt the ridicule that is directed at the Philistines and their religion. The account of the collapsible Dagon—who evidently had not been nailed down securely (cf. Isa. 7)—ridicules the ostensibly victorious deity now worsted before the ark that acts as surrogate for the image of the God of Israel (1 Sam. 9 Thereafter the priests and worshippers of Dagon are 'hopping' (cf. v. 5), as unwilling witnesses to the victory of Israel's God over Dagon in his own temple.

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