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By Lawrence J. Mykytiuk

This booklet establishes the 1st entire method for comparing strength identifications of people pointed out within the Hebrew Bible with individuals pointed out in Northwest Semitic inscriptions. It applies the program intimately to a small variety of Hebrew inscriptions, the Mesha Inscription, and the Tel Dan stela. Appendixes up to date via mid-2002 in brief review strength identifications of over seventy-five biblical people in over 90 Northwest Semitic inscriptions which are often modern with the individual. ensuing identifications and nonidentifications seem in six different types of power or weak spot, from unmistakable to disqualified. the ultimate product is the 1st wide corpus consisting merely of inscriptions that identify biblical people. This technical e-book will attract complex students, graduate scholars, seminarians, clergy, and others who've a operating wisdom of not less than one Northwest Semitic language (e.g., biblical Hebrew) in addition to! to all, together with nonspecialists, who're drawn to questions of biblical historicity.

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