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Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament 16: Aramaic Dictionary
Gzella, Holger, editor
Biddle, Mark E., translator

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018 pp. xlvii + 884. $75.00


Description: Volume 16 concludes the monumental, critically acclaimed Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament with an Aramaic dictionary. This latest and last TDOT volume incorporates nearly the complete lexicon of Biblical Aramaic as well as a major portion of the theologically, culturally, and historically relevant terms in other ancient Aramaic writings. Each article provides information on the termís meaning and usage, is fully annotated, and contains a bibliography with cross-references to the entire TDOT series. Further enhancing this volume are an introductory overview of the history of Aramaic and a comparative grammatical outline of ancient Aramaic at the end of the book.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Aramaic

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Review by Craig E. Morrison
Published 8/15/2019
Citation: Craig E. Morrison, review of Holger Gzella, ed., Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament 16: Aramaic Dictionary, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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