By Gary A. Rendsburg

ISBN-10: 1589834224

ISBN-13: 9781589834224

There are various people who have aided our venture in quite a few methods, and we take this chance to thank them. numerous colleagues have learn parts or the entire manuscript, and we now have benefi ted tremendously from their reviews. those contain James Monroe, Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych, Yaroslav Stetkevych, Brannon Wheeler, Michael Weiss, and Farhat J. Ziadeh. We additionally thank David Carr for offering us with the written model of his speak introduced on the joint assembly of the nationwide organization of Professors of Hebrew and the Society of Biblical Literature, in Washington, D.C., on November 20, 2006, and for permitting us to quote his paintings within the end element of the current monograph.

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Berlin: S. Calvary, 1898–99), 2:575 (see also 1:103). 132. Jastrow, Dictionary, 1:431. 133. BDB, 891; KB, 845–46; and HALOT, 1118. 134. HDHL, microfiche 080, plates 16282–83. 135. Jastrow, Dictionary, 2:1403; Sokoloff, Dictionary of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, 500; and idem, Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic, 1032–33. ISRAELIAN HEBREW IN THE SONG OF SONGS 35 Aramaic ‫ קפץ‬is used to explain Job 37:1 ‫ויתר‬. 6. The noun ‫“ כתל‬wall” is a hapax legomenon in Song 2:9. 136 In the Targumim, for example, ‫ כתל‬is the regular rendering of Hebrew ‫“ קיר‬wall,” while in the Talmud Yerushalmi we encounter the phrase ‫“ משׁתין בכתלא‬urinates against the wall” (y.

74. C. H. Gordon, Ugaritic Textbook (AnOr 38; Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1967), 36, 149. 75. S. Segert, Altaramäische Grammatik (Leipzig: VEB Verlag, 1975), 170–71; and P. Leander, Laut- und Formenlehre des Ägyptisch-aramäischen (Göteborg: Elanders, 1928), 27–32. 76. E. G. Kraeling, The Brooklyn Museum Aramaic Papyri (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1953), 238; A. E. C. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1923), 22; J. A. Fitzmyer, The Genesis Apocryphon of Qumran Cave I (Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1971), 115; and B.

83) to create the attested form ‫נצנים‬. There are no other instances of this morpheme -ān in BH, but closely related to it are several cases of the suffix -ôn serving the same function. The examples are as follows: ‫“ עזבונים‬wares” in Ezek 27 (6x), in the address to Tyre; ‫“ קמשׁונים‬weeds” in Prov 24:31, a northern text, serving as the plural of singular ‫“ קמושׁ‬weed” (Isa 34:13; Hos 9:6); and ‫“ זרענים‬vegetables” in Dan 1:16, an alternative plural to ‫“ זרעים‬vegetables” in Dan 1:12 (the singular is not attested, though no doubt the word is related to ‫“ זרע‬seed”), where most likely Aramaic influence is to be seen.

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