[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.

Peter Kirk
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