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Lie, Lying

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Volume 16
Editor(s): Christine Helmer, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
De Gruyter (Berlin, Boston) 2018

Ancient Near East

John E. Anderson

Within ancient Near Eastern literature stories of lying, deception, and trickery are commonplace. Mythic and non-mythic instances of lying appear not to discriminate based on geography or ethnicity; examples are attested in Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Ugaritic, Egyptian, and Israelite texts (see Anderson: 23–31 and Williams: 151–73 for a compendium of these texts).…

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