By Herman Gunkel

Excerpt from Israel and Babylon: The impression of Babylon at the faith of Israel; A respond to Delitzsch

The identify Yahwe (jehovah) has been represented often via J, following a standard customized in England. All quotations from Delitzsch were made to cor reply to the English translation of Mr. Johns as heavily as attainable, even if Gunkel differs in moderate information from the unique. Biblical quotations are given within the type of the licensed Version.

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And so we come to our proper theme: What influence has the Babylonian world had on Israel, especially on the Israelitic religion? But with this we enter a domain where Old Testament theology, which until now could give only references, has a full right to enter the discussion with a voice of weight. It is necessary to state this explicitly. For some Assyriologists—we say it with regret—have assumed towards the older science of the Old Testament a tone of their own, as if the only legitimate way to the understanding of Israel from now on lay through Assyriology, and as if in Old Testament research Assyriology could dispense with the aid of the theologian.

Johns as closely as possible, even when Gunkel differs in slight details from the original. Biblical quotations are given in the form of the Authorized Version. For the sake of those wishing to pursue the matter further it may be added that the Code of Hammurabi has been translated by Mr. Johns under the title “The Oldest Code of Laws in the World” and forms a very inexpensive volume. -Col. Conder in a popular form. A sufficient guide to the literature on the Babel and Bible controversy will be found in the Expository Times for the last two years—more at length as regards special monographs in the other theological reviews.

There is still time. Perhaps the hour is coming when it will be said too late! Likewise the tradition of the patriarchs up to the deluge is, as may be assumed with great probability, of Babylonian origin, the Hebraic names in part can be regarded as direct translations of the Babylonian kings. [Enos = man = amêlu; Cainan = smith = work-master = ummânu; Enoch corresponds to En-me-duran-ki in his attributes; Methusalah = man of Selah = man of Sin = amêl-sin (but Methusalah may mean “man of the javelin”).

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