[b-hebrew] UK Report: Archaeological Find Confirms Hebrew Text of Jeremiah

Martin Shields enkidu at bigpond.net.au
Thu Jul 12 01:54:15 EDT 2007

An interesting find, but how could the name not be "spelled  
differently" when one is written in Hebrew and the other in Akkadian?

Martin Shields,
Sydney, Australia.

On 12/07/2007, at 3:37 PM, Gary Hedrick wrote:

>             Listers, here’s an interesting story from today’s issue  
> of the
> Daily Telegraph in the UK. It suggests that a recent archaeological
> discovery from 2,500 years ago may substantiate the existence of a  
> minor
> character mentioned in the Hebrew text of Jeremiah 39. But the  
> spelling of
> the name in the recently-discovered inscription is slightly  
> different from
> the name as it appears in the MT. Interesting report, nonetheless.  
> Regards
> to all.
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