Theophoric names for women? (Yam)

Ian Hutchesson mc2499 at
Sun Dec 19 11:18:35 EST 1999

>> Jonathan Safren:
>> Then zbl as an epithet of Yam could strengthen the claim
>> that Miryam is a theophoric name containing the epithet Yam.
>  [Niels Peter Lemche]  Which is interesting in connection with Exod15.

What about King Abiyam (my father the sea) whose father's name contained
the often used epithet for the raging sea: Rahab?


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