[b-hebrew] H-XT-Y at II Samuel 11: 3

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 18:14:07 EDT 2010


On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 12:47 PM, Arnaud Fournet
<fournet.arnaud at wanadoo.fr>wrote:

> If we keep with the Hurro-Urartian idea WRYH could be ur(i)hi "true". It is
> attested as person name.
> It makes more sense than ebri.
> Arnaud Fournet
> I just want to be sure, but as I understand what you are saying, )WRYH
could very well be a Hittite name, originally pronounced something like
Uwrihi instead of the commonly written Uriah?

The reason I am asking is because I never thought of it this way before, but
it sounds like it would make sense if Uriah truly were a Hittite.


Karl W. Randolph.

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