By J. Hoftijzer

The North-West Semitic epigraphic contributes significantly to our figuring out of the outdated testomony and of the Ugaritic texts and to our wisdom of the North-West Semitic languages as such. This dictionary in volumes is anxious with the North-West Semitic fabric present in inscriptions, papyri and ostraca in Phoenician, Punic, Hebrew, a variety of kinds of Aramaic, Ammonite, Edomite, the language of Deir Alla et cetera. the fabric covers the interval from ca. one thousand B.C. to ca. three hundred A.D. along with translations the entries contain discussions and whole references to scholarly literature. The booklet is a translated, up-to-date and significantly augmented version of Jean & Hoftijzer, Dictionnaire des inscriptions semitiques de l'ouest. The additions obstacle newly stumbled on texts in addition to references to new scholarly literature. The publication is an integral device for examine in North-West Semitic epigraphy, at the previous testomony and on Ugaritic texts, and for Semitic linguistics.

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79 Douglas, "Poetic Structure," 253. , 254-255. 78 of the Exodus with its "leitmotif 'holiness 5 " 81 does not figure at all. If it is true that "Leviticus seems to have a more obviously unified overall theme: how to protect the holiness of the house of God," 8 2 it is surprising that in Douglas's ring neither the distinct call for holiness (11:44; 20:8; 21:8, 15, 23; 22:9, 16, 32) nor the first reference to the Exodus—formulated like nowhere else in the Pentateuch—leave any marks. Douglas is quite correct in emphasizing the structural significance of the references to the Exodus but as is shown below, on the level of the extant text each reference to the Exodus has been ingeniously integrated in one of the most impressive macrostructural outlines of Leviticus.

The Priestly authors possessed considerable artistic skills a n d . . " 1 6 3 In closing this section on presenting the different stylistic means employed in Leviticus, it seems befitting to briefly explain the sequence according to which they are analyzed both on the micro- a n d macrostructural level. As it were, the structures based on the n u m b e r "seven" and the numerological structures "envelope 5 ' the chiastic structures. Subsequent to the numerical outlines follow the open-envelope and envelope structures, two types of compositional outlines in which the numerical position is likewise of significance.

J . Boda, l 4 e I think that even high-frequency words, technical terms, or c o m m o n words have been used in creating significant chiastic structures in Leviticus, structures based on keywords within a given literary unit, units which in Levitieus seem to be formed by distinct DS. Therefore we do not need to depend upon any subjective delimitations, but we are in the enviable position of having a clear-cut division based solely on the biblical text. 149 In a recent study on the literary structure of Lev 16, A.

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