Linguistic and Stylistic Notes to the Hazon Gabriel Inscription

In: Dead Sea Discoveries
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  • 1 1Department of Jewish Studies, Rutgers University, 12 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


This article presents four notes on the recently discovered Hazon Gabriel inscription. Attention is paid to (1) the word in line 24; (2) the phrase in line 77; (3) the presence of alliteration in the text; and (4) the use of variation, especially in the assorted "thus says YHWH" phrases present throughout the composition.

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