[b-hebrew] Sholomo and Yedidyah

Yohanan bin-Dawidh yohanan.bin.dawidh at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 10:43:44 EDT 2007


Isaac,

There are many, it is an entire thread, but here is one of them:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ANE-2/message/328

Yohanan bin-Dawidh


On 4/17/07, Isaac Fried <if at math.bu.edu> wrote:
>
> Dawidh,
>
> Give us, please, the exact reference to the ANE-2 discussion.
>
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
>
> On Apr 17, 2007, at 9:04 AM, Yohanan bin-Dawidh wrote:
>
> > I have been reading theories at the ANE-2 discussion forum
> > concerning the
> > etymology of the name Sholomo, and the following thoughts and
> > questions came
> > to mind:
> >
> >
> >
> > Sholomo and Yedidyah (Solomon's two names).
> >
> >
> >
> > According to Sefer Shemu'el Bet 12:24, 25 it was Bath-sheva who
> > referred to
> > Sholomo as Sholomo, whereas YHWH sent the prophet Nathan to name him
> > Yedidyah. But then every other occurrence of this figure we see him
> > by then
> > name Sholomo, the name his mother named him, not the name that YHWH
> > named
> > him. This may be more of a theological question than a question of
> > language,
> > but does anyone have any thoughts as to why we see him referred to as
> > Sholomo rather than Yedidyah when the text clearly points out that
> > it was
> > YHWH who named him Yedidyah?
> >
> >
> >
> > And what I have been reading at ANE-2 about both Sholomo and
> > Yerushalam is
> > quite interesting to say the least.
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