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The Word: The Dictionary That Reveals The Hebrew Source Of English

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Hardcover, 310 pages
Published May 1st 1990 by Shapolsky Publishers
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Anne Hamilton
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A couple of months back, I was researching the derivation of the name, Anak——as in sons of Anak, the giants who so terrified the scouting party sent by the Israelites into the Promised Land that the whole reconnaissance went belly-up. It's got lots of relatives, like necklace, choking, throttling, hanging and so on. And as I was looking at the list, it dawned on me they all had to do with neck, which suspiciously sounds like it might be Anak with the first letter omitted. Could neck actually
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