Articles, 2000-2009

  1. "Word Play in Biblical Hebrew: An Eclectic Collection," in Scott B. Noegel, ed., Puns and Pundits: Word Play in the Bible and in Near Eastern Literature (Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2000), pp. 137-162.
    [PDF used with permission granted by CDL Press.] [volume now available through Eisenbrauns]
  2. "Šimuŝ Bilti Ragil ŝel Kinnuy ha-Remez ba-Miqra': 'Edut Nosefet le-'Ivrit Cefonit bi-Tqufat ha-Miqra'," Shnaton 12 (2000), pp. 83-88.
    Available at JSTOR (for those with access) here:  http://www.jstor.org/stable/i23411952
  3. "Literary Devices in the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor,"
    Journal of the American Oriental Society 120 (2000), pp. 13-23.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Oriental Society.]
  4. "Notes on Israelian Hebrew (II)," Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 26 (2000), pp. 33-45.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of the Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages.]
  5. "Is Linear A Semitic?" Biblical Archaeology Review 26:6 (November-December 2000), pp. 60-61.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review; my contribution appears on pp. 11-13 of the pdf file, as the sidebar to the lead article.]
  6. "Reading David in Genesis: How We Know the Torah Was Written in the Tenth Century B.C.E.," Bible Review 17:1 (February 2001), pp. 20-33, 46.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Bible Review.]
  7. "Cyrus H. Gordon, 1908-2001," Biblical Archaeology Review 27:4 (July/August 2001), p. 18.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review.]
  8. "Biblical Hebrew," in Jane Garry and Carl Rubino, eds., Facts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present (New York: H. W. Wilson, 2001), pp. 291-295.
  9. "An Additional Note to Two Recent Articles on the Number of People in the Exodus from Egypt and the Large Numbers in Numbers i and xxvi," Vetus Testamentum 51 (2001), pp. 392-396.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  10. "Hebrew Philological Notes (II)," Hebrew Studies 42 (2001), pp. 187-195.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, publisher of Hebrew Studies.]
  11. "Cyrus H. Gordon (1908-2001): A Giant Among Scholars," Jewish Quarterly Review 92 (2001), pp. 137-143.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Jewish Quarterly Review.]
  12. "Some False Leads in the Identification of Late Biblical Hebrew Texts: The Cases of Genesis 24 and 1 Samuel 2:27-36," Journal of Biblical Literature 121 (2002), pp. 23-46.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Society of Biblical Literature.]
  13. "The Literary Approach to the Bible and Finding a Good Translation," in Frederick W. Knobloch, ed., Biblical Translation in Context (Bethesda, MD: University Press of Maryland, 2002), pp. 179-194.
    [PDF used with permission granted by University Press of Maryland.] [volume now available through Eisenbrauns]
  14. "Once More the Dual: With Replies to J. Blau and J. Blenkinsopp," Ancient Near Eastern Studies 38 (2001), pp. 28-41.
  15. "Eblaite and Some Northwest Semitic Lexical Links," in Cyrus H. Gordon and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., Eblaitica: Essays on the Ebla Archives and Eblaite Language, Vol. 4 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2002), pp. 199-208.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  16. "Hebrew Philological Notes (III)," Hebrew Studies 43 (2002), pp. 21-30.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, publisher of Hebrew Studies.]
  17. "Unlikely Heroes: Women as Israel," Bible Review 19:1 (February 2003), pp. 16-23, 52-53.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Bible Review.]
  18. "Beasts or Bugs? Solving the Problem of the Fourth Plague," Bible Review 19:2 (April 2003), pp. 18-23.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Bible Review.]
  19. "Hurvitz Redux: On the Continued Scholarly Inattention to a Simple Principle of Hebrew Philology," in Ian Young, ed., Biblical Hebrew: Studies in Chronology and Typology (London: T & T Clark, 2003), pp. 104-128.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Continuum International Publishing Group, publisher of this volume - note that this pdf file is a pre-final version (with internal page numbers only), but that only the most minor changes were made before official publication.]
  20. "נגדה נא לכל עמו (Psalm cxvi 14b, 18b)," Vetus Testamentum 53 (2003), pp. 328-336 [co-authored with Jan P. Fokkelman].
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Vetus Testamentum.]
  21. "A Comprehensive Guide to Israelian Hebrew: Grammar and Lexicon," Orient 38 (2003), pp. 5-35.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Orient, published by the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan.]
  22. "The Geographical and Historical Background of the Mishnaic Hebrew Lexicon," Orient 38 (2003), pp. 105-115.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Orient, published by the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan.]
  23. "Writing and Scripts (with Special Reference to the Levant)," in Suzanne Richard, ed., Near Eastern Archaeology: A Reader (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003), pp. 63-70.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  24. "Semitic Languages (with Special Reference to the Levant)," in Suzanne Richard, ed., Near Eastern Archaeology: A Reader (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003), pp. 71-73.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  25. "Millat ha-Qiyyum 'iš" (= The Particle of Existence 'iš), Meḥqarim be-Lašon 9 (2003-04), pp. 251-255 (with English abstract on pp. xv-xvi).
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Mehqarim be-Lašon.]
  26. "Cyrus H. Gordon, the First American-Born, American-Trained Jewish Bible Scholar to Accede to a University Position: In Commemoration of the 350th Anniversary of Jews in North America," electronic version, on the web at http://www.sbl-site.org/Article.aspx?ArticleId=343.
  27. "The Vegetarian Ideal in the Bible," in Leonard J. Greenspoon, Ronald A. Simkins, and Gerald Shapiro, eds., Food and Judaism (Studies in Jewish Civilization, volume 15; Omaha: Creighton University Press, 2005), pp. 319-334. [see also no. 174 below] 
    [PDF used with permission granted by Leonard Greenspoon on behalf of Creighton University Press.]
  28. "Investiture Address," in The Blanche and Irving Laurie Chair in Jewish History, Separatum published by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (2005), pp. 5-10.
  29. "The Genesis of the Bible," in The Blanche and Irving Laurie Chair in Jewish History, Separatum published by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (2005), pp. 11-30. [see also no. 135 below]
  30. "Israelian Hebrew in the Song of Songs," in Steven E. Fassberg and Avi Hurvitz, eds., Biblical Hebrew in Its Northwest Semitic Environment: Typological and Historical Perspectives (Publications of the Institute for Advanced Studies 1; Jerusalem: Magnes Press; and Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006), pp. 315-323.
  31. "Moses as Equal to Pharaoh," in Gary M. Beckman and Theodore J. Lewis, eds., Text, Artifact, and Image: Revealing Ancient Israelite Religion (Brown Judaic Studies 346; Providence: Brown Judaic Studies, 2006), pp. 201-219.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Saul Olyan on behalf of Brown Judaic Studies / Brown University.]
  32. "Aramaic-like Features in the Pentateuch," Hebrew Studies 47 (2006), pp. 163-176.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, publisher of Hebrew Studies.]
  33. "Ebla", in Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition, vol. 6 (Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House; Detroit: Thomson-Gale, 2007), pp. 85-87.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Gale, a division of Thomson Learning, publisher of the 22-volume Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition.]
  34. "The Biblical Flood Story in the Light of the Gilgameš Flood Account," Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Supplement 21 = J. Azize and N. Weeks, eds., Gilgameš and the World of Assyria: Proceedings of the Conference held at Mandelbaum House, The University of Sydney, 21-23 July 2004 (Leuven: Peeters, 2007), pp.115-127.
    [Used with permission granted by Peeters (Leuven), the publisher of this volume, in accordance with its Open Access policy available here:  http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=CMS.php&section=open_access.]peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=CMS.php&section=open_access.]
  35. "Ancient Hebrew Morphology," in Alan S. Kaye, ed., Morphologies of Asia and Africa (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007), pp. 85-105.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  36. "No Stelae, No Queens: Two Issues Concerning the Kings of Israel and Judah," in Douglas R. Edwards and C. Thomas McCullough, eds., The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the "Other" in Antiquity: Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers (The Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 60-61; Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2007), pp. 95-107.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Schools of Oriental Research.]
  37. "Israel Without the Bible," in Frederick E. Greenspahn, ed., The Hebrew Bible: New Insights and Scholarship (Jewish Studies in the Twenty-First Century Series; New York: New York University Press, 2007), pp. 3-23.
    [PDF used with permission granted by New York University Press, publisher of this volume.]
  38. " ואשב in Mesha Stele, Line 12, " Maarav 14:1 (2007), pp. 9-25.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Maarav.]
  39. "Alliteration in the Exodus Narrative ," in C. Cohen, A. V. Hurowitz, A. Hurvitz, Y. Muffs, B. J. Schwartz, and J. H. Tigay, eds., Birkat Shalom: Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2008), pp. 83-100.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  40. "The Two Screens: On Mary Douglas's Proposal for a Literary Structure to the Book of Leviticus," Jewish Studies Quarterly 15 (2008), pp. 175-189.
    [PDF used in accordance with the policy of Mohr Siebeck, publisher of this journal.]
  41. "Qeta' ha-Yovel be-Sefer Vayyiqra' (25:8-24) ke-Hibbur Tsefoni," Mehqarim be-Lašon 11-12 (2008) = Sefer ha-Yovel le-Avi Hurvitz, pp. 297-308.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the general editorship of Mehqarim be-Lašon.]
  42. "A Proper View of Arabic, Semitic, and More," Journal of the American Oriental Society 128 (2008), pp. 533-541 [co-authored with Aaron Rubin and John Huehnergard].
    [PDF used with permission granted by the American Oriental Society.]
  43. "Linguistic and Stylistic Notes to the Hazon Gabriel Inscription," Dead Sea Discoveries 16 (2009), pp. 107-116.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of Dead Sea Discoveries.]
  44. "Israelian Hebrew Features in Deuteronomy 33," in Nili S. Fox, David A. Glatt-Gilad, and Michael J. Williams, eds. Mishneh Todah: Studies in Deuteronomy and Its Cultural Environment in Honor of Jeffrey H. Tigay (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2009), pp. 167-183.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  45. "Lashon Mebulbelet ke-Takhsis Sifruti ba-Sippur ha-Miqra'i," in Shmuel Vargon, et al., eds., Iyyune Miqra' u-Farshanut 9 (5769) = Menahot, Yedidut, ve-Hoqra le-Moshe Garsiel (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2009), pp. 27-43.
  46. From the Desert to the Sown: Israel’s Encounter with the Land of Canaan,” in Leonard J. Greenspoon, ed., The Mountains Shall Drip Wine: Jews and the Environment (Studies in Jewish Civilization, volume 20; Omaha: Creighton University Press, 2009), pp. 105-128.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Leonard Greenspoon on behalf of Creighton University Press.]
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