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Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, vol. 26, 2000

by Cook, J., Cornelius, I., Krüger, P. A.

University of Stellenbosch 2000

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Overview

The Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages contains articles dealing with linguistic, translational, literary, text-critical, historical, religious, and cultural issues related to Ancient Near Eastern texts and societies, as well as articles addressing theoretical issues underlying these fields. Contributors to the Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages include the most advanced scholars in the field of Near Eastern Studies, making this the preeminent journal for linguistic, interpretive, exegetical, and historical studies of Northwest Semitic languages in general and the Old Testament in particular.

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The Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, combined with a wealth of resources for Hebrew, Aramaic, and Ugaritic studies, along with the power of your digital library, makes the Logos edition of the JNSL the preeminent academic standard for Ancient Near Eastern scholarship. The Logos edition of the JNSL is an essential addition to the libraries of Ancient Near Eastern scholars, language scholars, historians and archaeologists, and pastors and students looking to explore cutting-edge scholarship on the linguistic, literary, and interpretive issues in the Old Testament.

Key Features

  • Discusses issues relating to Ancient Near Eastern texts and societies
  • Contributions from top Ancient Near Eastern scholars
  • Contains 5 book reviews and 22 articles

Contents

  • The Hebrew Bible and Its Influence on Modern Literature
  • The Inaccessible Lexicon of J. F. Schleusner
  • Notes on Israelian Hebrew (II)
  • The Colometry of Hebrew Verse and the Masoretic Accents: Evaluation of a Recent Approach (Part I)
  • Kĕzîb and the Classical Translations
  • The Second Bull in Judges 6:25–28
  • Qumran Hebrew Syntax in the Perspective of a Theory of Language Change and Diffusion
  • A Note on יתר for Qoheleth
  • Sun and Moon Marking Time: A Cursory Survey of Exegetical Possibilities in Joshua 10:9–14
  • (Cyber)space … “the Final Frontier”. The Future of Ancient Studies in the Digital World
  • Textual Problems in the Septuagint Version of Proverbs
  • A Cognitive Interpretation of the Emotion of Anger in the Hebrew Bible
  • Tobia, Sanballat und die Persische Provinz Juda
  • Is There a Tripartite Nominal Sentence in Biblical Hebrew?
  • The Colometry of Hebrew Verse and the Masoretic Accents: Evaluation of a Recent Approach (Part II)
  • Why did Simeon and Levi Rebuke their Father in Genesis 34:31?
  • The Archeology of Oral Communication. In Search of Spoken Language in the Bible
  • “I Will Testify Against Them and Challenge Them”: Text and Interpretation of Hosea 14:9
  • 1 Chron 22:12: The Chronicler in Actu Scribendi
  • Social Justice as Religious Responsibility in Near Eastern Religions: Historic Ideal and Ideological Illusion
  • The Obscure Combination כבד משׂאה in Isaiah 30:27: Another Description for Anger?
  • Lexical Matters in LXX Proverbs

Contributors

  • Gregorio del Olmo Lete
  • Frank A. Gosling
  • Gary A. Rendsburg
  • Raymond de Hoop
  • Yoël L. Arbeitman
  • Dominic Rudman
  • Jackie A. Naudé
  • William H. U. Anderson
  • Hennie Kruger
  • Sakkie Cornelius
  • Pierre J. Venter
  • Johann Cook
  • Paul A. Kruger
  • Siegfried Mittmann
  • Tamar Zewi
  • Joseph Fleishman
  • Andreas Wagner
  • Jan A. Wagenaar
  • Piet B. Dirksen
  • Philip J. Nel

Product Details

  • Title: Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, vol. 26
  • Editors: Johann Cook, Izak Cornelius, and Paul Kruger
  • Series: Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages (JNSL)
  • Publisher: University of Stellenbosch
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 388

About the Editors

Johann Cook is an associate professor at the University of Stellenbosch. He received his MA in Semitic languages and Greek and his DLitt in Semitic languages from Stellenbosch, and specializes in Hebrew language studies, Aramaic, Syriac, and Coptic, textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and aspects of the cultures of the Ancient Near East. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies.

Izak Cornelius is a professor at the University of Stellenbosch. He specializes in Ancient Near Eastern culture, religion, and mythology.

Paul Kruger is an associate professor at the University of Stellenbosch. He researches and lectures in comparative Near Eastern literature, the history of Near Eastern religion, prophetic literature, and the application of social scientific insights on ancient cultures.