Notes on 2 Kings 9:36-37

In: Vetus Testamentum
Gary A. Rendsburg Rutgers University, New Brunswick, n.j., U.S.A.

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This article address several issues relevant to 2 Kgs 9:36-37. The most crucial of these is that the first word in v. 37, Ketiv והית / Qeri וְהָיְתָה, should stand, contra the recent proposal by Jerome Walsh to read the noun ‘ruin, destruction’ here.

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