[b-hebrew] Explain translation of "Asherah" as "grove" in 2Kings 23.7?

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Wed Jul 14 11:07:55 EDT 2004


Dear Uri,

>   In both  Kuntillet Ajrud and Kh. el-Qum a pronnominal suffix is 
>attached to what is trasliterated in English as "asherah", making 
>the meaning clearly "his asherah".

HH: But Kitchen does consider reading the H as part of the name 
Asherah to be a valid alternative interpretation. You evidently are 
disagreeing with him.

					Yours,
					Harold Holmyard





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