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Mesha

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

King of Moab, renowned as a sheep breeder (2 Kgs. 3: 4), who threw off a long subjection to Israel, about 853 bce, a success which he attributed to his sacrificing his son as a burnt...

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Mesha

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

King of Moab, renowned as a sheep breeder (2 Kgs. 3: 4), who threw off a long subjection to Israel, about 853 bce, a success which he attributed to his sacrificing his son as a burnt...

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Mesha

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 76 words.

King of *Moab, renowned as a sheep breeder (2 Kgs. 3: 4), who threw off a long subjection

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Mesha

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 56 words.

King of Moab, renowned as a sheep breeder (2 Kgs. 3: 4), who threw off a long

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Mesha Inscription

Edited by Eric M. Meyers.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

January 1997; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 5 words.

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Mesha, inscription of

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

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Moabite Stone

Dennis Pardee.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1021 words.

The inscription of Mesha, king of Moab, known both as the Moabite Stone and as the Mesha Stone/Inscription, was

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Clermont-Ganneau, Charles Simon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 181 words.

Born 19 Feb. 1846; died 15 Feb. 1923

Ecole des Langues Orientales

Was dragoman to Consulate at Jerusalem and Embassy at Constantinople; discovered the Stele...

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Chemosh

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The god of Moab for whom Solomon built a high place (1 Kgs. 11: 7) which Josiah later destroyed (2 Kgs. 23: 13). A stela dedicated to Chemosh by King Mesha of Moab was discovered in 1868...

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Moabite Stone

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Discovered in 1868 and broken into pieces by local tribesmen when they realized its value; but reassembled and now in Paris. The inscription, dated about 830 bce, in a language related to...

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Dispossessing Nations

T. M. Lemos.

in Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 17876 words.

Drawing upon research from the field of genocide studies, this chapter argues that there is a connection between the genocidal violence described in some biblical texts and the marked...

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