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The Ancient Near East and Mesopotamia and Related Biblical Parallels

Parallels exist between the Bible & Ancient Near East texts i.e. Tablet 11 of the Gilgamesh Epic and the flood, the code of Hammurabi and Pentateuchal law. Cognate semitic languages shed light on Biblical terms i.e. Rakiah (Akkadian), Pardes (Persian),etc

Introduction

Tell Dan Inscription found in North of Israel with the phrasie David Melech Yisrael (King David of Israel)

Tell Dan Inscription

Image credit: K. C. Hanson

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