[b-hebrew] El: Common or Proper Noun?
kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 12:11:46 EDT 2011
Not knowing Ugaritic but looking at Biblical Hebrew use, the definite
article is often appended to the proper name Baal, so this clue does not
apply to Hebrew.
Karl W. Randolph.
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 4:23 AM, Yigal Levin <Yigal.Levin at biu.ac.il> wrote:
> And the same for Baal.
> Yigal Levin
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> [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of George Athas
> Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 1:23 PM
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> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] El: Common or Proper Noun?
> If you read some Ugaritic literature, you will see clearly that El is used
> as a proper noun. This is confirmed by the lack of a definite article in
> most cases.
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Director of Postgraduate Studies,
> Moore Theological College (moore.edu.au)
> Sydney, Australia
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