Hebrew (2.70)
(2,766 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Seal and Stamp Inscriptions; Seals and Seal Impressions

Commentary

2.70A. Two bullae of Berechyahu son of Neriyahu the scribe, made by the same seal (Hebrew; provenience unknown).1 These identical inscriptions are written in the Hebrew script of the seventh century bce. This Berechyahu is probably Jeremiah’s secretary “Baruch son of Neriyahu the scribe” (Jer 36:32). Baruch is the hypocoristicon, or nickname, for Berechyahu. The shorter form of Baruch’s patronym, N…

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“Hebrew (2.70)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_70>



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