Ruthy & Baruch alster at
Sat Sep 2 16:50:07 EDT 2000

Shalom Liz!

You wrote:

> As for Sarah, I would guess that the theophoic is missing,
> as every name in the ane had a theophoric. It is probably
> sariah, YHWH, or Yah, rules.

It's interesting that almost all names in Genesis do not have a theophoric
element. Doesn't this imply  that these elements were never there?

Kol Tuv,
Baruch Alster
Kochav Ya`akov, Israel

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