Linguistic and Stylistic Notes to the Hazon Gabriel Inscription

In: Dead Sea Discoveries
Author: Gary Rendsburg1
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  • 1 Department of Jewish Studies, Rutgers University, 12 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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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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