[b-hebrew] Earliest occurence of Yahweh from other cultures

Jack Kilmon jkilmon at historian.net
Sat Jul 23 17:44:27 EDT 2005

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From: "Gene Gardner" <g_gardner1234 at yahoo.com>
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Subject: [b-hebrew] Earliest occurence of Yahweh from other cultures

>I would like to ask the list members if anyone knows
> what the earliest occurrence of Yahweh, that is found
> in ancient writings (cuneiform etc.) from other
> cultures would be.

Lines 17-18 Mesha Stele "vessels of Yahweh

The Kuntillet Ajrud and Khirbet al Qom inscriptions

The 600 BCE Arad ostraca addressed to Eliashib son of Eshiyah mentions the 
Bayt Yahweh

The Yahweh ostracon and the Ivory pomegranate are under suspicion

The 7th century BCE silver amulet from Ketef Hinnom

Jack Kilmon 

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