[b-hebrew] Zincirli stele

James Spinti JSpinti at Eisenbrauns.com
Tue Nov 18 15:11:45 EST 2008

And probably knew neither Hebrew or Aramaic :)

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[mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Yitzhak Sapir
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Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Zincirli stele

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 10:06 PM, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:

> The paper quotes Pardee to the effect that "nabsh" is Aramaic.  In
> fact, it is more
> accurate to say that standard Biblical Hebrew has "nefesh" and
> Zincirli Aramaic has
> "nabsh."  But nb$ in this sense also occurs on one of the Arad

Lest I be misunderstood, I consider this a mistake on the part of the
reporter, not Pardee, who probably tried to summarize what Pardee told

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