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Bibil Identifier bibil:213184
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Notes on the Origin of the Biblical Tradition Regarding Achish King of Gath
Author Edenburg, Cynthia
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 61, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 34-38 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In early biblical tradition the king of Gath was probably anonymous. Later, Achish, the non-Semitic name of the well-known seventh century king of Ekron was borrowed to emphasize the “otherness” of the Philistine ruler of David's time.
DOI 10.1163/156853311X551501
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (M - P) : Miqneh, Tel / Ekron / Khirbet el-Muqanna`
Pericopes 1 Samuel 21,10-21,15
Terms אָכִישׁ אכישׁ
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