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BMH as body language [electronic resource] : a lexical and iconographical study of the word BMH when not a reference to cultic phenomena in biblical and post-biblical Hebrew / W. Boyd Barrick.

By: Barrick, W. Boyd, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 477.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, c2008Description: 1 online resource (viii, 193 p.).ISBN: 9780567473516 (electronic bk.); 0567473511 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bamah (The Hebrew word) | Hebrew language -- Semantics | Bible. O.T. -- Language, style | Language and languages | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Sprachanalyse | Kulth�ohe | Hebr�aischGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: BMH as body language.DDC classification: 221.4/47 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: It is customarily assumed that the Hebrew word BMH denotes a "high place," first a topographical elevation and derivatively a cult place elevated either by location or construction.�This book offers a fresh, systematic, and comprehensive examination of the word in those biblical and post-biblical passages where it supposedly carries its primary topographical sense.�Although the word is used in this way in only a handful of its attestations, they are sufficiently numerous and contextually diverse to yield sound systematic, rather than ad hoc, conclusions as to its semantic content. & nb.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [142]-174) and indexes.

It is customarily assumed that the Hebrew word BMH denotes a "high place," first a topographical elevation and derivatively a cult place elevated either by location or construction.�This book offers a fresh, systematic, and comprehensive examination of the word in those biblical and post-biblical passages where it supposedly carries its primary topographical sense.�Although the word is used in this way in only a handful of its attestations, they are sufficiently numerous and contextually diverse to yield sound systematic, rather than ad hoc, conclusions as to its semantic content. & nb.

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