[b-hebrew] RE: question re: Tel Dan stela

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Tue May 25 14:50:56 EDT 2004


On 25/05/2004 10:15, Scott Needham wrote:

>... (quoting Lemche)
>
>Thus, Jehu is in an Assyrian inscription referred to as the `son of
>Omri', which he of course was not. ...
>

Interesting. The Assyrian inscription ways that Jehu was son of Omri. 
The only text which says that he was not is the Hebrew Bible. I didn't 
think it was Lemche's style to consider the Hebrew Bible more reliable 
than a contemporary inscription.



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