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Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, vol. 28, 2002
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Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, vol. 28, 2002

by 4 authors

University of Stellenbosch 2002

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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 3 book reviews and 17 articles


  • The Greek Renderings of Hebrew Idiomatic Expressions and their Treatment in the Septuagint Lexica
  • Componential Analysis of Meaning and Cognitive Linguistics: Some Prospects for Biblical Hebrew Lexicology
  • The Hofʿal in Biblical Hebrew: Simple Passives, Single Passives and Double Passives—and Reflexives?
  • The Contribution of the Daughter Translations to the Lexicography of the Septuagint. With special emphasis on the Sahidic translation of Deuteronomy 1–10
  • Beyond Textual Criticism: The Use of the Septuagint in NT Research
  • The Bible and Hypertext Technology: Challenges for Maximizing the Use of a New Type of Technology in Biblical Studies
  • Les Proverbes—La Bible D’Alexandrie
  • Is there any Historiography in the Hebrew Bible? A Hebrew—Greek Comparison
  • The other Septuagint: From the letter of Aristeas to the letter of Jeremiah
  • Amos 6:1. Notes on its text and ancient translations
  • Towards an annotated English translation of the Peshitta
  • Hebrew morphology by itself (Part 1)
  • Ἐπίχειρον in Greek Jeremiah
  • Componential analysis of meaning and cognitive linguistics: Some prospects for biblical Hebrew lexicology (Part 2)
  • The Headings of the Psalms in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Job 18:11b: A conceptualisation of the emotion of fear?


  • Cécile Dogniez
  • Gerrit van Steenbergen
  • Jan Kroeze
  • Kees den Hertog
  • Tim McLay
  • Christo van der Merwe
  • Johann Cook
  • John van Seters
  • Natalio Fernández Marcos
  • Josef Lössl
  • Moshe Zipor
  • Michal Ephratt
  • Albert Pietersma
  • Gerrit van Steenbergen
  • Harry F van Rooy
  • Paul A Kruger

Product Details

  • Title: Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, vol. 28
  • Editors: Johann Cook, Izak Cornelius, Paul Kruger, and Christo van der Merwe
  • Series: Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages (JNSL)
  • Publisher: University of Stellenbosch
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 282

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.

Christo van der Merwe received his MA in Semitic languages, MTh in Old Testament, MPhil in technology-enhanced language teaching, and DLitt in Semitic languages, all from the University of Stellenbosch. He specializes in Bible translation as intercultural communication, cognitive linguistics, Biblical Hebrew lexical semantics, Biblical Hebrew structural markers, and the information structure of Biblical Hebrew texts.