[b-hebrew] Aramaic - Abba

Ken Penner pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Fri Jul 22 14:34:54 EDT 2005

James wrote:

> I can't remember my sources but I thought it was quite plain 
> that in this period Aramaic had firmly supplanted the Hebrew 
> language in everyday use. This is a change which commenced with 
> the exile of the Jehudans in Babylonia and in the days of Ye$ua 
> had already taken a firm root.

I would be very interested in the primary sources you would use to argue
this point, or even secondary literature written since the discovery of the
Dead Sea Scrolls.

Ken Penner

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