[b-hebrew] The Name "Chedorlaomer" in Hebrew and Ugaritic

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Thu Jan 31 01:43:07 EST 2008


Jim,
I could live with the hypothesis that $IN(AR of Genesis 14:1 is no  
other than $NIR of Deuteronomy 3:9, with $NIR being a corruption of  
$EN-HAR, or $EN-HI)-HAR, 'mountain-tooth'. This $IN is also possibly  
the same as the SIN in mount SINAI and the ZIN in mount ZION.
Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Jan 30, 2008, at 11:01 AM, JimStinehart at aol.com wrote:
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> Genesis 14: 1
> “[the iniquitous Amorite princeling ruler of Amurru, appropriately  
> nicknamed]
> Amraphel king of Shinar [that is, the Amorite princeling ruler  
> whose domain
> was dominated by Mount Shinar/Senir/Hermon/Lebanon], [the Hurrian  
> princeling
> ruler nicknamed] Arioch[, who had been re-educated by the Hittites  
> in the
> Hittite heartland of] Ellasar[/Alisar],…and [the mighty Hittite  
> king nicknamed]
> Tidal[/Tudhaliya, who truly was a] king of nations”.
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>
> Jim Stinehart
> Evanston, Illinois
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