By Fred Skolnik
Some time past thirty-five years the Encyclopaedia Judaica has come to occupy a rarefied area on the planet of Jewish studying. Authoritative, finished, critical but obtainable, it graced the library cabinets of students and rabbis, of the realized and the studious, or even of the would-be studious, consulted by way of the curious and the inquisitive, an immense place to begin for a trip of studying.
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In the Aggadah Amalek, “the first of the nations” (Num. 24:20), had no wish to fight alone against Israel but rather, with the help of many nations (Mekhilta, ed. S. A. , 3:40). At first these nations were afraid to join Amalek, but he persuaded them by saying: “Come, and I shall advise you what to do. ” Moses appointed Joshua to lead the Israelite army not because of his own weakness or advanced years but because he wished “to train Joshua in warfare” (Mekhilta, 179; Ex. R. 26:3). After he defeated the Amalekites, Joshua refrained from the common practice of abusing the bodies of the slain and instead “treated them with mercy” (Mekhilta, 181).
8:5, 12; cf. Num. 25:18; Josh. 13:21) and the kings of Hana in *Mari, whose main function may have been a milĭ tary one. ” However, Saul himself can hardly have advanced as far as the borders of Egypt (and if this Havilah is the same 29 amalekites as that in Gen. 10:7, 29 – Arabia as well). Perhaps the author merely wishes to define the normal range of the nomadic Amalekites in the time of Saul. ” (Gen. 25:18). , Israel’s) king shall rise above Agag, their kingdom shall be exalted” (Num. 24:7).
25:23). Apart from this, Joash looted much treasure from the Temple and the palace of the king, and, to assure the fulfillment of the peace terms that he imposed upon Judah, took hostages. According to ii Chronicles 25:14–16, Amaziah was guilty of worshipping the “gods of the children of Seir”; this sin brought about a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem in his last days. He fled to Lachish and was murdered there; his body was later buried in the tombs of the kings in Jerusalem (ibid. 15, 16, 27).