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The Balaam Text from Deir ʻAlla Re-evaluated

Author: Jacob Hoftijzer

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004093176

Category: Social Science

Page: 324

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The book concerns the inscription written on wall plaster discovered in 1967 at Deir cAlla in the Jordan Valley, and published in 1976. Using new data and the discussions about the text available to date, it deals with six different aspects of study of the text, namely the archaeological context, the palaeography, the general interpretation as well as the interpretation of several separate passages, the language used, and its relation to Old Testament studies.
The Balaam Text from Deir ʻAlla Re-evaluated
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Jacob Hoftijzer, Gerrit Van der Kooij
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

The book concerns the inscription written on wall plaster discovered in 1967 at Deir cAlla in the Jordan Valley, and published in 1976. Using new data and the discussions about the text available to date, it deals with six different aspects of study of the text, namely the archaeological context,
The Books of Kings
Language: en
Pages: 710
Authors: André Lemaire, Baruch Halpern, Matthew Joel Adams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: BRILL

This collaborative commentary on, or dictionary of, Kings, explores cross-cutting aspects of Kings ranging from the analysis of its composition, historically regarded, to its transmission and reception. Ample attention is accorded sources, figures and peoples who play a part in the book. The commentary deals with Kings treatment in translation
'I Lifted My Eyes and Saw'
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Elizabeth R. Hayes, Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume addresses the function and impact of vision and dream accounts in the Hebrew Bible. The contributors explore the exegetical, rhetorical, and structural aspects of the vision and dream accounts in the Hebrew Bible, focusing on prophetic vision reports. Several contributors employ a diachronic approach as they explore the
The Books of Numbers
Language: en
Pages: 667
Authors: Timothy R. Ashley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-07-22 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Ashley's study on the book of Numbers is part of The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Like its companion series on the New Testament, this commentary devotes considerable care to achieving a balance between technical information and homiletic-devotional interpretation.
Balaam in Text and Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Jonathan Miles Robker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-19 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

The figure Balaam has interested exegetes and scribes for millennia. Jonathan Miles Robker examines the different versions of the literary character Balaam as attested in biblical and epigraphic literature. By contrasting the distinct information about Balaam presented in the various sources (the plaster inscription from Della, Numbers 22-24; 31; Deuteronomy