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By John F. Healey, Carmel McCarthy

This selection of essays incorporates a wide variety of issues reflecting the intensity and breadth of curiosity of the student in whose honour they have been commissioned - Kevin J. Cathcart.

The crucial concentration is close to jap, and covers more than a few philological, linguistic, exegetical, historic and interpretative concerns. The close to jap languages tested contain Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Hebrew, Septuagintal Greek, Syriac and Ugaritic, whereas exegetical and text-critical issues comprise remedies of matters in Deuteronomy, 1 Kings, Isaiah, Amos, Psalms and the track of Songs. Hermeneutical and historic essays contact on historical Israel's heritage and its interpretation, in addition to at the value of such members because the consular authentic John Dickson, E.H. Palmer within the Cambridge Libraries, William Lithgow of Lanark, and the contribution to Semitic epigraphy of the explorer Julius Euting.

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6 in order to dispel the notion of Philistine ignorance, but unconvincingly (1996: 403). 11. Caquot and de Robert (1994: 78) think of assimilation of the Exodus plague tradition to the defeat of the Egyptians at the Red Sea. 12. So also someMss ofthePeshitta. 13. Cf. Klein 1983: 38. Wellhausen (1871: 55), followed by Driver (1913: 47), suggested reading wbdbr ('and with pestilence'). 28 Biblical and Near Eastern Essays (ten aigupton) and then inserted the conjunction in order to make sense of 'in the wilderness', for the simple reason that one cannot smite the land of Egypt in the wilderness.

THE IDEOLOGICAL FOE: THE PHILISTINES IN THE OLD TESTAMENT* Robert P. 2 It is no novelty within Old Testament study, as may be indicated by a mere bibliographical reference to A. Bertholet's 1896 volume, Die Stellung der Israeliten undder Juden zu den Fremden. In this study I propose to focus on the Philistines as, uniquely, from the point of view of the Old Testament writers, Israel's 'ideological foe' (cf. Bertholet 1896: 10). There are, to be sure, other possible candidates for such recognition,3 but reasons for according the Philistines this status will become apparent as the discussion develops.

This interest in the gods of Philistia is, as we have seen, characteristic of the Former Prophets where, apart from the obvious case of Joshua, land issues are not highlighted in the way of the prophetic writings. In this regard chs. 20-21 and 26 of Genesis align with the prophets. The Philistines themselves do not, of course, feature in the Hexateuchal lists of peoples whom the Israelites were supposed to disinherit, though Joshua 13 lays claim to the Philistine territory under the heading of 'land not yet possessed' and has the interesting statement that all the land occupied by the Philistines 'counted as Canaanite' (v.

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