Jack M. Sasson


In this brief study I follow up on a recent JBL article in which SZ Aster discusses
and rejects proposed emendations for the title ~y[rh ryba (1 Sam 21:8) applied to
the Edomite Doeg, Saul’s instrument in killing the priests of Nob. I offer one more
possible explanation of his title via the Mari archives and use that explanation to
expand on Doeg’s vita.

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