[b-hebrew] YERU

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 19:11:35 EDT 2012


George:

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:00 PM, George Athas <George.Athas at moore.edu.au>wrote:

> Yigal, I agree with you. "City of David" was what the fortress/citadel was
> called, rather than the entire city. However, this then seems to have taken
> on international significance with the king of Damascus referring to the
> "House of David", which I've argued is the Aramaic equivalent of "City of
> David", in the Tel Dan Inscription.
>
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Dean of Research,
> Moore Theological College (Sydney, Australia)
>

My understanding of the “house of David” on the Tel Dan inscription
referred to the Davidic dynasty, not to the city or palace.

Karl W. Randolph.
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