Articles, 2010-2019

  1. "The Siloam Tunnel Inscription: Historical and Linguistic Perspectives,” Israel Exploration Journal 60 (2010), pp. 188-203 (co-authored with William M. Schniedewind). 
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Israel Exploration Society.]
  2. "Qumran Hebrew (with a Trial Cut [1QS])," in L. H. Schiffman and S. Tzoref, eds., The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: Scholarly Contributions of New York University Faculty and Alumni (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 89; Leiden: Brill, 2010), pp. 217-246.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of this volume..]
  3. Hazon Gabriel:  A Grammatical Sketch,” in M. Henze, ed., Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation (Early Judaism and its Literature 29; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011), pp. 61-91.
  4. 圣经的 《创世纪》  “Shèngjīng de Chuàngshìjì”, Biblical Literature Studies 5 (2011), pp. 96-117.  [= Chinese translation of “The Genesis of the Bible” (see no. 114 above)]
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Academic Board of Biblical Literature Studies.]
  5. Late Biblical Hebrew in the Book of Haggai,” in Rebecca Hasselbach and Na‘ama Pat-El, eds., Language and Nature: Papers Presented to John Huehnergard on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday (Chicago: Oriental Institute, 2012), pp. 329-344.
     [PDF used with permission granted by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.]
  6. Northern Hebrew through Time: From the Song of Deborah to the Mishnah,” in Cynthia L. Miller-Naudé and Ziony Zevit, eds., Diachrony in Biblical Hebrew (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2012), pp. 339-359.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
    [N.B.:  I have taken the opportunity to incorporate a few post-publication corrections to the pdf file via Adobe Acrobat]
  7. “סָפוּן (Deut 33:21),” Hebrew Union College Annual 81 (2010) [appeared 2013], pp. 17-42.
    Available here (for those with access to JSTOR):  https://www.jstor.org/stable/23509950.

    139-154. The following entries in Geoffrey Khan, ed., Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, 4 vols. (Leiden: Brill, 2013):
                   [PDF files posted with permission granted by Brill, publisher of EHLL.]
  8. Addressee-switching,” vol. 1, pp. 34-35.
  9. Alliteration,” vol. 1, pp. 86-87.
  10. Biblical Hebrew: Dialects and Linguistic Variation,” vol. 1, pp. 338-341.
  11. Culture Words: Biblical Hebrew,” vol. 1, pp. 640-642.
  12. Dialects” (co-authored with Ora Rodrigue Schwarzwald), vol. 1, p. 717.
  13. Diglossia: Biblical Hebrew,” vol. 1, pp. 724-725.
  14. Foreigner Speech: Biblical Hebrew,” vol. 1, pp. 903-904.
  15. Kinship Terms” (co-authored with Jeremy D. Smoak), vol. 2, pp. 470-477.
  16. Morphology: Biblical Hebrew,” vol. 2, pp. 721-735.
  17. Negation: Pre-Modern Hebrew” (co-authored with Jacobus A. Naudé), vol. 2, pp. 801-811.
  18. Pentateuch, Linguistic Layers in the,” vol. 3, pp. 60-63.
  19. Phoenician/Punic and Hebrew” (co-authored with Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo), vol. 3, pp. 71-77.
  20. Phonology: Biblical Hebrew,” vol. 3, pp. 100-109.
  21. Rotwelsch, Hebrew Loanwords in” (co-authored with Robert Jütte), vol. 3, pp. 431-434.
  22. Shibboleth,” vol. 3, pp. 556-557.
  23. Style-switching,” vol. 3, pp. 633-636.

  24. Variation in Biblical Hebrew Prose and Poetry,” in Maxine L. Grossman, ed., Built by Wisdom, Established by Understanding: Essays on Biblical and Near Eastern Literature in Honor of Adele Berlin (Bethesda, Md.: University Press of Maryland, 2013), pp. 197-226.
    [PDF used with permission granted by University Press of Maryland.] [volume now available through Eisenbrauns]
  25. The Psalms as Hymns in the Temple of Jerusalem,” in James H. Charlesworth, ed., Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014), pp. 95-122.
    [Excerpt from Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations copyright © 2014 Fortress Press admin. Augsburg Fortress. Reproduced by permission. No further reproduction allowed without the written permission of Augsburg Fortress..]
  26. What We Can Learn about Other Northwest Semitic Dialects from Reading the Bible,” in Athalya Brenner-Idan, ed., Discourse, Dialogue, and Debate in the Bible:  Essays in Honour of Frank H. Polak (Hebrew Bible Monographs 63; Amsterdam Studies in Bible and Religion 7; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2014), pp. 160-178.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Sheffield Phoenix Press, publisher of this volume.]
  27. 《吉尔伽美什》 洪水故事观照下的圣经洪水故事  "Jí’ěrjiāměishí hóngshuǐ gùshi guānzhàoxià de shèngjīng hóngshuǐ gùshiBiblical Literature Studies 9 (2014), pp. 36-53.  [= Chinese translation of “The Biblical Flood Story in the Light of the Gilgameš Flood Account,” (see no. 119 above)]
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Academic Board of Biblical Literature Studies.]
  28. Moses the Magician,” in Thomas E. Levy, Thomas Schneider, and William H. C. Propp, eds., Israel’s Exodus in Transdisciplinary Perspective: Text, Archaeology, Culture, and Geoscience (Quantitative Methods in the Humanities and Social Sciences; Berlin: Springer, 2015), pp. 243-258. [PDF used with permission granted by Springer International Publishing, per the company's self-archiving policy.]
  29. Gordon, Cyrus Herzl,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 10 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015), cols. 663-664 – also available at http://www.degruyter.com/view/db/ebr?rskey=PrZJ37&result=1 for those with online access.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Walter de Gruyter GmbH, publisher of this reference work.]
  30. The Nature of Qumran Hebrew as Revealed through Pesher Habakkuk,” in Eibert Tigchelaar and Pierre Van Hecke, eds., Hebrew of the Late Second Temple Period: Proceedings of a Sixth Internation Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 114; Leiden: Brill, 2015), pp. 132-159.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Brill, publisher of this volume.]
  31. “Style-Switching in Biblical Hebrew,” in Jeremy M. Hutton and Aaron D. Rubin, eds. Epigraphy, Philology, and the Hebrew Bible: Methodological Perspectives on Philological and Comparative Study of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Jo Ann Hackett (Ancient Near Eastern Monographs 12; Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015), pp. 65-85.
    [Entire volume available for free download, courtesy of SBL Press, at:  http://www.sbl-site.org/assets/pdfs/pubs/9780884140801_OA.pdf]
  32.  “תפילה לדוד: הערה קצרה,” Oqimta: Studies in Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature 2 (5774 / 2014), pp. 41-45, online at http://www.oqimta.org.il/oqimta/5774/rendsburg2.pdf (posted December 2015).
  33. Repetition with Variation in Legal-Cultic Texts of the Torah,” in Shamir Yona, Edward L. Greenstein, Mayer I. Gruber, Peter Machinist, and Shalom M. Paul, eds., Marbeh Ḥokmah: Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East in Loving Memory of Victor Avigdor Hurowitz (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2015), pp. 435-463.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  34. “Literary and Linguistic Matters in the Book of Proverbs,” in John Jarick, ed., Perspectives on Israelite Wisdom: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (The Library of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Studies 618; London: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2016), pp. 111-147.
  35. Marking Closure,” Vetus Testamentum 66 (2016), pp. 280-303.
    [PDF file used here is the submitted (pre-peer-reviewed) version of the published article, in accordance with Brill policy: http://www.brill.com/resources/authors/publishing-books-brill/self-archiving-rights.]
  36. Notes on 2 Kings 9:36-37,” Vetus Testamentum 66 (2016), pp. 317-323.
    [PDF file used here is the submitted (pre-peer-reviewed) version of the published article, in accordance with Brill policy: http://www.brill.com/resources/authors/publishing-books-brill/self-archiving-rights.]
  37. The Literary Unity of the Exodus Narrative,” in James K. Hoffmeier, Alan R. Millard, and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds., “Did I Not Bring Israel Out of Egypt?” Biblical, Archaeological, and Egyptological Perspectives on the Exodus Narratives (Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplement 13; Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2016), pp. 113-132.  [See also no. 173 below..]
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  38. "Alliteration in the Book of Genesis,” in Elizabeth R. Hayes and Karolien Vermeulen, eds., Doubling and Duplicating in the Book of Genesis: Literary and Stylistic Approaches to the Text (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2016), pp. 79-95.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Eisenbrauns, publisher of this volume.]
  39. How could a Torah scroll have included the word זעטוטי?,” Textus: Annual of the Hebrew University Bible Project 26 (2016), available online at:  http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/upload/_FILE_1474293537.pdf
  40. שֶׁמֶן תּוּרַק (Song 1:3),” in Frederick E. Greenspahn and Gary A. Rendsburg, Le-maʿan Ziony: Essays in Honor of Ziony Zevit (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, 2017), pp. 383-396. [co-authored with Ian Young]                                                                                                                                                       [PDF used by permission of Wipf and Stock, publisher of this volume.]
  41. The Etymology of [Greek] chartes ‘Papyrus Roll’,” Scripta Classica Israelica 36 (2017), pp. 149-169. 
    [PDF used with permission granted by the editorship of Scripta Classica Israelica, the journal of the Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies.]   
  42.  《出埃及记》 叙事的文学统一性 “ pdf Chū Āijí jì xùshì de wénxué tǒngyīxìng ,” Journal for the Study of Biblical Literature 14 (2017), pp. 85-109.  [= Chinese translation of “The Literary Unity of the Exodus Narrative” (see no. 168 above)] 
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Academic Board of Journal for the Study of Biblical Literature.]  
  43. Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47): The Vegetarian Ideal in the Bible,” in Diana Lipton, ed., From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah (Jerusalem: Urim Publications, 2018), pp. 156-159.  [See also no. 112 above.] 
    [PDF used with permission granted by Urim Publications, publisher of this volume.]
  44. "The World's Oldest Torah Scrolls," The Ancient Near East Today 6:3 (March 2018), published online by the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR).
  45. "Scroll Down: Classical Jewish Texts on the Internet“ (  pdf print version ) (online version), AJS Perspectives, "The Old and New Media Issue" (Spring 2018), pp. 28-31.
    [PDF used with permission of the Association for Jewish Studies.]
  46. “The Book of Samuel in the Cairo Geniza,” Textus: A Journal on Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible 27 (2018), pp. 111-121 (online version).
  47. “The Etymology of זעטוט ‘Youth, Young Man’,” in Jan Joosten, Daniel Machiela, and Jean-Sébastien Rey, eds., The Reconfiguration of Hebrew in the Hellenistic Period: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira at Strasbourg University, June 2014 (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, vol. 124; Leiden: Brill, 2018), pp. 189-212.
  48. "How the Bible Is Written," at The Bible and Interpertation, May 2019 (11 pp.).
  49. "כִּתְבוּנָם (Hosea 13:2) – stet,” Journal of the American Oriental Society 139 (2019), pp. 195-201.  [PDF used with permission granted by the American Oriental Society.]
  50. Sacred Space in Judaism after the Temple,” in John W. Welch and Jacob Rennaker, eds., Sacred Space, Sacred Thread (Eugene, Ore.: Pickwick, 2019), pp. 15-49.
    [PDF used with permission granted by Wipf and Stock, publisher of this volume.]      
  51. "A Rare Torah in the Library of Congress," Biblical Archaeology Review 45:6 (Nov-Dec 2019), pp. 46-52.
    [PDF used with permission granted by the Biblical Archaeology Society (http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/), publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review.]
  52. "A Hebrew 'Book within Book' at Fisher Library, University of Sydney," Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales (forthcoming). 
  53. "A Rare Piyyuț Text Used as a Binding Fragment in Torat Moshe (Venice, 1601) Held in the University of Sydney Library," in Andreas Lehnardt, ed., Newly Discovered Hebrew Binding Fragments in Context (European Genizah Series; Leiden: Brill, forthcoming).
  54. “Chiasmus in the Book of Genesis,” in John W. Welch and Donald W. Parry, eds., Proceedings of the Chiasmus Jubilee Conference (Sandy, Utah: Greg Kofford Books, forthcoming).
  55. “Aramaisms in Hymn 32 (1QH 24:2 – 25:33),” in Steven E. Fassberg, ed., Jerusalem Symposium Volume on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira (forthcoming).
  56. "Israelite Origins," in Richard E. Averbeck and K. Lawson Younger, ed., "An Excellent Fortress for His Armies, A Refuge for the People": Egyptological, Archaeological, and Biblical Studies in Honor of James K. Hoffmeier (State College, Penn: Eisenbrauns /  Pennsylvania State University Press, forthcoming).
  57. “Approaching Scripture,” in Trevan Hatch, ed., Mormonism and Judaism (Sandy, Utah: Greg Kofford Books, forthcoming).
  58. "The Epic Tradition in Ancient Israel – And What Happened to It?" in Isaac Kalimi, ed., Writing and Re-Writing History: Ancient Israel and Near Eastern Cultures (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, forthcoming).
  59. "The Ancestral Narratives" (= ch. 1), in John Merrill, ed., Ancient Israel, 4th edition (Washington: Biblical Archaeology Society, forthcoming).
  60. "The Emergence of Israel in Canaan" (= ch. 3), in John Merrill, ed., Ancient Israel, 4th edition (Washington: Biblical Archaeology Society, forthcoming).
  61. "Targumic Parallels to Variant Readings of the Book of Samuel amongst the Cairo Geniza Manuscripts," in Willem Smelik, ed., Proceedings of the Ninth International Meeting of the International Organization for Targumic Studies, London, July 2018 (forthcoming).
  62. "An Alternative Later Date: The Exodus Took Place in the 12th Century B.C.E.," in Mark D. Janzen, ed., Five Views on the Exodus (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, forthcoming).