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Pseudo-classicisms in late biblical Hebrew

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Several words and expressions turn up in ancient Hebrew texts with two sets of meanings: one old, genuine, and more often than not paralleled in cognate languages, and one late and secondary, with echoes in the ancient versions and exegetical writings. To all appearances, these are words that were reused in a meaning based on scriptural exegesis after their original meaning was forgotten. Pseudo-classicisms show that scriptural interpretation had become an institution at the time of the late ...

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10.1515/zaw-2016-0003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Publisher:
De Gruyter
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Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft More from this journal
Volume:
128
Issue:
1
Pages:
16–29
Publication date:
2016-03-20
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EISSN:
1613-0103
ISSN:
0044-2526
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pubs:569988
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uuid:ad58e103-53be-4ab3-9951-41e2e81629dd
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pubs:569988
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569988
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2015-10-12

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