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Bibil Identifier bibil:221066
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) עגב in the OT - a Case of Borrowing
Author Davidovich, Tal
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 22, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 296-303 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract There is an agreement among scholars concerning the meaning of the Hebrew verb from the root עגב in the OT. They all suppose that this verb means “sexual desire”. However, they base their opinion neither on the origin of this root nor on the study of all the verses in which it appears in the OT. The aim of the present study is to show that this Hebrew verb is originated in another language where it has many other meanings. In addition, it aims to prove that in most of the appearances of this verb in the OT there is no need to assume it has a sexual meaning.
DOI 10.1080/09018320802661234
Pericopes Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 23
Ezekiel 33
Terms עָגַב עגב
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