mwt in names

Charles David Isbell cisbell at cox.net
Thu Apr 4 07:12:17 EST 2002


I doubt that anyone understood them to mean "death," but rather MOT, the
Canaanite god of death and the netherworld who serves in the Ugaritic texts
as the chief adversary of Baal, the god of life.
Charles
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian Hutchesson" <mc2499 at mclink.it>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 9:58 AM
Subject: Re: mwt in names


> Thanks very much, Andrew.
>
> These are strange and interesting data indeed.
>
>
> Ian
>
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> XCRMWT - GEN 10:26; 1 CHR 1:20
> YRYMWT - 1 CHR 7:7 . . .
> YRMWT OR RMWT - EZR 10:29
> YRMWT - JOS 10:3 . . .
> MRMWT - EZR 8:33 . . .
> (ZMWT - 2 SAM 23:31 . . .
> $LMWT - 1 CHR 24:22
> $MWT - 1 CHR 11:27
> $MYRMWT - 1 CHR 15:18
>
> Here's a list of personal names I found with BibleWorks.  There are
several
> place names as well.
>
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