Concordia Theological Monthly
egyptian, hebrew, joseph, babylonian, pharaoh, canaanite
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The most striking proof in support of the view that the development of Hebrew into a literary language from the Canaanite dialect spoken by the Hebrews was effected in an Egyptian environment is that the Joseph and Exodus narratives, in which Israel is shown in direct contact with Egypt, reflect clearly the spirit of an Egyptian environment and display visible traces of Egyptian influence.
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
2 Samuel 10:4; Genesis 47:2, 7; Genesis 41:46; Genesis 41:42;
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Kretzmann, P. E.
"The Story of Joseph in the Light of Recent Research,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 5, Article 70.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol5/iss1/70