Kenyon etc (Peter Kirk)
ronning at ilink.nis.za
Mon Jan 25 23:22:04 EST 1999
"Jonathan D. Safren" wrote:
> . . .
> There was only one destroyed occupation level of Hazor which would fit
> the Settlement Period, so either the Joshua narrative is true or the
> Judges narrative is true, not both. Considering the penchant of the
> author of Joshua to invent "salvation history", I would opt for the
> Judges narrative being true.
Unless I'm missing something, Judges 4-5 says nothing about Hazor being
destroyed, unless you want to infer it from Judges 4:24 (they "cut off"
Jabin). The king's name is the same in Joshua and Judges, but there is
also a Jabin of Hazor mentioned in some cuneiform source from around the
18th century - maybe a dynastic name.
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