Articles, 1990-1999

  1. "The Internal Consistency and Historical Reliability of the Biblical Genealogies," Vetus Testamentum 40 (1990), pp. 185-206.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  2. "Redactional Structuring in the Joseph Story: Genesis 37-50," in Vincent L. Tollers and John Maier, eds., Mappings of the Biblical Terrain: The Bible as Text = Bucknell Review 33:2 (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1990), pp. 215-232.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Associated University Presses, copyright holder for this volume.]
  3. "Monophthongization of aw/ay > ā in Eblaite and in Northwest Semitic ," in Cyrus H. Gordon and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., Eblaitica: Essays on the Ebla Archives and Eblaite Language, Vol. 2 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1990), pp. 91-126.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  4. "Targum Onqelos to Exod 10:5, 10:15, Numb 22:5, 22:11," Henoch 12 (1990), pp. 15-17.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Silvio Zamorani Editore (Turin), www.zamorani.com, publisher of this journal.]
  5. "The Northern Origin of Nehemiah 9," Biblica 72 (1991), pp. 348-366.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Biblica.]
  6. "Baasha of Ammon," Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society 20 (1991), pp. 57-61.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of the Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society.]
  7. "Parallel Developments in Mishnaic Hebrew, Colloquial Arabic, and Other Varieties of Spoken Semitic," in Alan S. Kaye, ed., Semitic Studies in Honor of Wolf Leslau, Vol. 2 (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1991), pp. 1265-1277.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Otto Harrassowiz, publisher of this volume.]
  8. "A Further Note on Purple Dyeing," Biblical Archaeologist 54 (1991), p. 121.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research, publisher of this journal. The issue is available from the publisher at www.asor.org.]
  9. "The Strata of Biblical Hebrew," Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 17 (1991), pp. 81-99.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of the Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages.]
  10. "Notes on Genesis XV," Vetus Testamentum 42 (1992), pp. 266-272.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  11. "Eblaite sa-su-ga-lum = Hebrew ss'gr ," in Cyrus H. Gordon and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., Eblaitica: Essays on the Ebla Archives and Eblaite Language, Vol. 3 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992), pp. 153-155.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  12. "Shibboleth," in David Noel Freedman, ed., The Anchor Bible Dictionary, Volume 5 (New York: Doubleday, 1992), pp. 1210-1212.
  13. "The Dead Sea Scrolls," Cornell Alumni News 94:8 (April 1992), pp. 21-25.
    [PDF captured from eCommons: Cornell's Digital Repository:  https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/28080.]
  14. "The Galilean Background of Mishnaic Hebrew," in Lee. I. Levine, ed., The Galilee in Late Antiquity (New York: Jewish Theological Seminary, 1992), pp. 225-240.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Jewish Theological Seminary, publisher of this volume.]
  15. "Morphological Evidence for Regional Dialects in Ancient Hebrew ," in Walter R. Bodine, ed., Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992), pp. 65-88.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  16. "The Date of the Exodus and the Conquest/Settlement: The Case for the 1100's," Vetus Testamentum 42 (1992), pp. 510-527.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  17. "Kabbîr in Biblical Hebrew: Evidence for Style-switching and Addressee-switching in the Hebrew Bible,"
    Journal of the American Oriental Society 112 (1992), pp. 649-651.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Oriental Society.]
  18. "Israelian Hebrew Features in Genesis 49," in R. J. Ratner, L. M. Barth, M. L. Gevirtz, and B. Zuckerman, eds., Let Your Colleagues Praise You: Studies in Memory of Stanley Gevirtz (Part 2) = Maarav 8 (1992), pp. 161-170.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Maarav.]
  19. "Physiological and Philological Notes to Psalm 137," Jewish Quarterly Review 83 (1993), pp. 385-399 (co-authored with S. L. Rendsburg).
    [PDF used with permission granted by the editors of the Jewish Quarterly Review.]
  20. "The Inclusio in Leviticus xi," Vetus Testamentum 43 (1993), pp. 418-421.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  21. "The Dialect of the Deir 'Alla Inscription," Bibliotheca Orientalis 50 (1993), cols. 309-329.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editiorship of Bibliotheca Orientalis and the Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, publisher of this journal.]
  22. "Talpiyyôt; (Song 4:4)," Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 20 (1994), pp. 13-19.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of the Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages.]
  23. "On the Writing bytdwd in the Aramaic Inscription from Tel Dan," Israel Exploration Journal 45 (1995), pp. 22-25.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Israel Exploration Society, publisher of this journal.]
  24. "Lasûah in Gen. xxiv 63," Vetus Testamentum 45 (1995), pp. 558-560.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  25. "An Essay on Israelite Religion," in Jacob Neusner, ed., Approaches to Ancient Judaism, New Series, Volume 8 (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1995), pp. 1-17.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Jacob Neusner, editor of this volume.]
  26. "Ha-Kena'anit ba-'Elef ha-Riŝon Lifne ha-Sefira," Ha-'Enṣiqlopedya ha-'Ivrit, Supplementary Volume 3 (Tel-Aviv: Sifriyat Po'alim, 1995), cols. 1017-1019.
  27. "Linguistic Variation and the 'Foreign' Factor in the Hebrew Bible," Israel Oriental Studies 15 (1995), pp. 177-190.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Israel Oriental Studies.]
  28. "'Someone Will Succeed in Deciphering Minoan': Cyrus H. Gordon and Minoan Linear A," Biblical Archaeologist 59 (1996), pp. 36-43. [with Corrigenda printed in BA 59 (1996), p. 134].
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research, publisher of this journal. The issue is available from the publisher at www.asor.org]
  29. "Biblical Literature as Politics: The Case of Genesis," in Adele Berlin, ed., Religion and Politics in the Ancient Near East (Bethesda, MD: University Press of Maryland, 1996), pp. 47-70.
    [PDF used with permission granted by University Press of Maryland.]
    [This is also available on the web at http://aroumah.net/agora/rendsburg01-politics.php.].
  30. "Hebrew Language," in Jacob Neusner and William Scott Green, eds., Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period, Volume I (New York: Macmillan, 1996), p. 280.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Jacob Neusner, editor of this volume.]

     66-74. The following entries in R. J. Zvi Werblowsky and Geoffrey Wigoder, eds., The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997):
  31. "Abraham," pp. 5-6.
  32. "Ammon and Moab," p. 44.
  33. "Book of Jashar," p. 138.
  34. "Book of the Wars of the Lord," pp. 138-139.
  35. "Genesis, Book of," pp. 267-268.
  36. "Pharaoh," p. 528.
  37. "Philistines," p. 529.
  38. "Phoenicians," p. 531.
  39. "Song of Songs, Book of," p. 652.

    These entries are all reprinted in Adele Berlin, ed. The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion, 2nd edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011); also available online at the Oxford Reference website, by subscription:
    http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199730049.001.0001/acref-9780199730049

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  40. "Ancient Hebrew Phonology," in Alan S. Kaye, ed., Phonologies of Asia and Africa (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1997), pp. 65-83.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  41. "Double Polysemy in Proverbs 31:19 ," in Asma Afsaruddin and A. H. Mathias Zahniser, eds., Humanism, Culture, and Language in the Near East: Studies in Honor of Georg Krotkoff (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1997), pp. 267-274.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  42. "Eblaites," in Eric M. Meyers, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), Vol. 2, pp. 183-184.
    [PDF used in accordance with Oxford University Press's self-archiving policy.]
  43. "The Early History of Israel," in Gordon D. Young, Mark W. Chavalas, and Richard E. Averbeck, eds., Crossing Boundaries and Linking Horizons: Studies in Honor of Michael C. Astour on His 80th Birthday (Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 1997), pp. 433-453.
    [PDF used with permission granted by CDL Press.] [volume now available through Eisenbrauns]
  44. "The Guilty Party in 1 Kings iii 16-28," Vetus Testamentum 48 (1998), pp. 534-541.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  45. "On the Potential Significance of the Linear A Inscriptions Recently Excavated in Israel," Aula Orientalis 16 (1998), pp. 289-291.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Aula Orientalis.]
  46. "Notes on Israelian Hebrew (I)," in Yitzhak Avishur and Robert Deutsch, eds., Michael: Historical, Epigraphical and Biblical Studies in Honor of Prof. Michael Heltzer (Tel-Aviv: Archaeological Center Publications, 1999), pp. 255-258.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Archaeological Center Publications.]
  47. "Psalm cx 3b," Vetus Testamentum 49 (1999), pp. 548-553.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  48. "Down with History, Up with Reading: The Current State of Biblical Studies," McGill University Jewish Studies 30th Anniversary Conference (1999), electronic version, on the web at http://jewish30yrs.mcgill.ca/rendsburg/ .
  49. "Confused Language as a Deliberate Literary Device in Biblical Hebrew Narrative," Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, volume 2 (1998-99), electronic version, on the web at http://www.jhsonline.org/Articles/article_12.pdf — reprinted in Ehud Ben Zvi, ed., Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures I (Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts 1; Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2006), pp. 197-213.
  50. "Hebrew Philological Notes (I)," Hebrew Studies 40 (1999), pp. 27-32.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, publisher of Hebrew Studies.]