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The Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth

Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Sixtieth Birthday

Edited by Carol L. Meyers and Michael Patrick O'Connor

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1983

The Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth

Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Sixtieth Birthday

Edited by Carol L. Meyers and Michael Patrick O'Connor

This volume contains fifty-two essays composed in honor of David Noel Freedman and organized around the topics: Hebrew Poetry and Prophecy, The Prose of the Hebrew Bible, History and Institutions of Israel, Northwest Semitic Epigraphy, and Other Perspectives. A bibliography of the honoree is included.

 

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This volume contains fifty-two essays composed in honor of David Noel Freedman and organized around the topics: Hebrew Poetry and Prophecy, The Prose of the Hebrew Bible, History and Institutions of Israel, Northwest Semitic Epigraphy, and Other Perspectives. A bibliography of the honoree is included.

Preface

Foreword

Abbreviations

Sharing the Results of Scholarly Research Philip J. King

I. Hebrew Poetry and Prophecy

Isaiah 33: An Isaianic Elaboration of the Zion Tradition J. J. M. Roberts

Isaiah 55: Invitation to a Feast Richard J. Clifford

MSRT HBRYT, ‘the obligation of the covenant,’ in Ezekiel 20:37 Moshe Greenberg

The Minor Prophets and Ebla Mitchell Dahood

The use of tora in Haggai 2:11 and the Role of the Prophet in the Restoration Community Eric M. Meyers

Dating the Book of Malachi: A Linguistic Reexamination Andrew E. Hill

Psalm 2 and Belit’s Oracle for Ashurbanipal Helmer Ringgren

New Exodus, Covenant, and Restoration in Psalm 23 Michael L. Barre, S. S., and John S. Kselman, S. S.

Studies in the Structure of Hebrew Verse: The Prosody of Lamentations 1:1-22 Frank Moore Cross

Sirach 10:19-11:6: Textual Criticism, Poetic Analysis, and Exegesis Alexander Di Lella, O.F.M.

‘Prose Particle’ Counts of the Hebrew Bible Francis I. Andersen and A. Dean Forbes

Hoy and Hoy-Oracles: A Neglected Syntactic Aspect Delbert R. Hillers

II. The Prose of the Hebrew Bible

A Syllable-Word Structure Analysis of Genesis 12-23 Cornelius B. Houk

Abraham and David in the Theology of the Yahwist Jack R. Lundbom

The Two Pericopes on the Purification Offering Jacob Milgrom

The Composition of Deuteronomy 5-11 Brian Peckham

Levitical History and the Role of Joshua Robert Boling

Judges 9 and Biblical Archeology Edward F. Campbell, Jr.

The Ritual Dedication of the City of David in 2 Samuel 6 P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.

Rab-saris or Rab-shakeh in 2 Kings 18 Hayim Tadmor

Derios, der Meder Klaus Koch

III. History and Institutions of Israel

The Proto-History of Israel: A Study in Method Abraham Malamat

The Identity of the Biblical sir a Oded Borowski

Israelites as gerim, ‘Sojourners,’ in Social and Historical Context Frank Anthony Spina

Gender Roles and Genesis 3:16 Revisited Carol L. Meyers

Priestly Divination in Israel Herbert B. Huffmon

Social Transformation and Ritual in 2 Samuel 6 James W. Flanagan

David’s Relations with Hiram: Biblical and Josephan Evidence for Tyrian Chronology Alberto R. Green

Pollution, Purification, and Purgation in Biblical Israel Tikva Frymer-Kensky

Jerusalem in der Sicht des Ezechielbuches Walther Zimmerli

587 ou 586? Henri Cazelles, S. S.

IV. Northwest Semitic Epigraphy

Writing Systems, Native Speaker Analyses, and the Earliest Stages of Northwest Semitic Orthography M. O’Connor

The Descriptive Ritual Texts from Ugarit: Some Formal and Functional Features of the Genre Baruch A. Levine

The Gezer Jar Signs: New Evidence of the Earliest Alphabet Joe D. Seger

The Discovery of the Moabite Stone Siegfried H. Horn

Ammonite Personal Names in the Context of the West Semitic Onomasticon Kent P. Jackson

Social Organization in Egyptian Military Settlements of the Sixth-Fourth Centuries B.C.E.: dgl and mt. Aramaic Papyri in the Egyptian Museum: Missing Endorsements Bezalel Porten

The Historical, Linguistic, and Biblical Significance of the Khirbet et-Kom Ostraca Lawrence T. Geraty

The Background of the Paleo-Hebrew Texts and Qumran K. A. Mathews

V. Other Perspectives

Material Remains and the Cult in Ancient Israel: An Essay in Archeological Systematics William G. Dever

Two Palestinian Segments from the Eblaite Geographical Atlas William H. Shea

Baal, Lord of the Earth: The Ugaritic Baal Epic Lawrence E. Toombs

The Zoroastrian Cosmos Gernot L. Windfuhr

Nabateans and the Hisma: In the Footsteps of Glueck and Beyond David F. Graf

Matthew 12:40 as an Interpretation of ‘The Sign of Jonah’ Against its Biblical Background George M. Landes

Jewish Reaction to Christian Borrowings Cyrus H. Gordon

Humanism and the Rise of Hebraic Studies: From Christian to Jewish Renaissance M. H. Goshen-Gottstein

Prague Structuralism in American Biblical Scholarship: Performance and Potential Stanislav Segert

Prophet, Poet, Shaman: The Bible and the Literature of Western America David Robertson

Bibliography of the Works of David Noel Freedman M. O’Connor

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