lizfried at umich.edu
Sat Sep 2 23:57:17 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?
I never thought of that before.
It is odd. Every name I know of in the ane is a sentence with
the god's name in it. But not in Genesis (except for Israel). Strange.
Is the writer trying to convey a time in the hoary past,
before men called on the name of God?
> Kol Tuv,
> Baruch Alster
> Kochav Ya`akov, Israel
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