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Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume

Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, Qumran, and Post-Biblical Judaism

Edited by Chaim Cohen, Avi M. Hurvitz, and Shalom Paul

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Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume

Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, Qumran, and Post-Biblical Judaism

Edited by Chaim Cohen, Avi M. Hurvitz, and Shalom Paul

Moshe Weinfeld’s contributions to the study of the Bible and its literature, as well as the social and political situation of the Bible in its ancient Near Eastern context, are well known. In this volume, 35 colleagues and students contribute essays organized according to four subjects: (1) Exegetical and Literary Studies on the Bible; (2) Studies on Biblical Hebrew, History, and Geography; (3) Ancient Near Eastern and Amarna Studies; and (4) Studies on Qumran, Post biblical Judaism, and the Jewish Medieval Commentaries. A bibliography and biography of the honoree round out the volume.

 

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Moshe Weinfeld’s contributions to the study of the Bible and its literature, as well as the social and political situation of the Bible in its ancient Near Eastern context, are well known. In this volume, 35 colleagues and students contribute essays organized according to four subjects: (1) Exegetical and Literary Studies on the Bible; (2) Studies on Biblical Hebrew, History, and Geography; (3) Ancient Near Eastern and Amarna Studies; and (4) Studies on Qumran, Post biblical Judaism, and the Jewish Medieval Commentaries. A bibliography and biography of the honoree round out the volume.

Contents

Prof. Moshe Weinfeld: A Professional Profile Chaim Cohen, Avi Hurvitz, and Shalom Paul

Prof. Moshe Weinfeld’s Contribution to Biblical Scholarship: An Appreciation Zeev Weisman

Abbreviations

Bibliography of the Publications of Moshe Weinfeld (1961–2001) Noam Mizrahi and Udi Mizrachi

English Publications

Hebrew Publications

Part 1: Exegetical and Literary Studies on the Bible

A Slip of the Pen? On Josiah’s Actions in Samaria (2 Kings 23:15–20) Mordechai Cogan

A Problem in Proverbs 3:35 J. A. Emerton

On the Common Literary Expressions of the Ancient Semites Israel Eph’al

Min hassamayim dibbartî: ‘I Spoke from Heaven’ (Exodus 20:22) Michael Fishbane

Who Redacted the Primary History? David Noel Freedman and Brian Kelly

Paradise Regained: Proverbs 3:13–20 Reconsidered Victor Avigdor Hurowitz

Cain: The Forefather of Humanity Israel Knohl

The Punishment of Succoth and Penuel by Gideon in the Light of Ancient Near Eastern Treaties A. Malamat

Myth, History, and Utopia in the Prophecy of the Shoot (Isaiah 10:33–11:9) Lea Mazor

Covenants: The Sinaitic and Patriarchal Covenants in the Holiness Code (Leviticus 17–27) Jacob Milgrom

“Yet I Have Been to Them lmqdsh m’t in the Countries Where They Have Gone” (Ezekiel 11:16) B. Oded

Daniel 12:9: A Technical Mesopotamian Scribal Term Shalom M. Paul

The Covenant at Mount Sinai in the Light of Texts from Mari Frank H. Polak

No Ephod or Teraphim’— oude hierateias oude delon: Hosea 3:4 in the LXX and in the Paraphrases of Chronicles and the Damascus Document Alexander Rofé

Reexamining the Fate of the “Canaanites” in the Torah Traditions Baruch J. Schwartz

The Law of the Sorceress (Exodus 22:17[18]) in the Light of Biblical and Mesopotamian Parallels Yitschak Sefati and Jacob Klein

And You Will Be like God and Know What Is Good and What Is Bad”: Genesis 2–3 J. A. Soggin

The Presence of God and the Coherence of Exodus 20:22–26 Jeffrey H. Tigay

Psalm 82 and Biblical Exegesis Yair Zakovitch

Part 2: Studies on Biblical Hebrew, History, and Geography

The Enclitic-mem in Biblical Hebrew: Its Existence and Initial Discovery Chaim Cohen

The Boundary of the Tribe of Dan (Joshua 19:41–46) Aaron Demsky

Again the Abecedaries William W. Hallo

‘Maison de David’, ‘maison de Mopsos’, et les Hivvites André Lemaire

Sources and Composition in the Biblical History of Edom Nadav Na’aman

On the Onomastics and Topography of the Fertile Crescent Ran Zadok

Part 3: Ancient Near Eastern and Amarna Studies

Rationality in Ancient Near Eastern International Relations in the “Extended Age of the Amarna Archive,” ca–1200 b.c.e.: The Force of temu ‘Mind’ Pinhas Artzi

Another Case of Hiphil in Amarna Age Canaanite Edward L. Greenstein

Amarna Letter No: Damu, Adonis, and “The Living God” at Byblos Tryggve N. D. Mettinger

The Originality of the Teachings of Zarathustra in the Light of Yasna 44 Simo Parpola

Sennacherib, King of Justice Hayim Tadmor

Part 4: Studies on Qumran, Postbiblical Judaism, and the Jewish Medieval Commentaries

Some “Qumranic” Observations on the Aramaic Levi Document Joseph M. Baumgarten

The Tension between Rabbinic Legal Midrash and the ‘Plain Meaning’ (Peshat) of the Biblical Text—An Unresolved Problem?: In the Wake of Rashbam’s Commentary on the Pentateuch Sara Japhet

La croyance à la résurrection des justes dans un texte qumranien de sagesse: 4Q418 69 ii Émile Puech

The Writing of Ancient Biblical Texts, with Special Attention to the Judean Desert Scrolls Emanuel Tov

The Deuteronomistic Roots of Judaism Timo Veijola

Indexes

Index of Authors

Index of Scripture

Hebrew Words and Phrases

Aramaic Words and Phrases (including all EA)

Ugaritic and Other West Semitic Words and Phrases

An erratum sheet is available for download.

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