Burial Practices and Beliefs about the Dead.
Regardless of whether a citizen of the kingdom was a true Judahite
(Simeon, for example, was subsumed by Judah), he was a Jew [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
The material has been edited and shaped according to implicit criteria, such as the goal of authenticating Jeremiah as a true prophetic figure and presenting his messages as being valid expressions of the word and will of God for the Judahite
38) But given this usage in Assyrian imperial diction, it would hardly be unexpected for a Judahite
writer, commenting on Assyrian actions, to entitle a prophecy about this campaign "The Burden of Egypt.
Taking developments to Marduk's kingship in Babylon as suitable parallels for the new Israelite expression, he posits the changes in YHWH's kingship as a Judahite
response to the military, religious, and political presence of Neo-Assyrian imperialism under the reign of Tiglath-pilesar III (744-727 BC).
In both the books of Kings (2 Kings 18: 17-37) and Isaiah (Chapter 36) we have a curious story about an Assyrian spy named Rabshakeh who tries to mobilize the people against Hezekiah by referring to that monarch's proscription of Judahite
high places, even though they were dedicated to the god Yahweh (Nakai 1994: 24).
Nonetheless, the fact that information from the royal inscriptions somehow spread despite their cuneiform character can be maintained on the grounds that specific tropes typical of that genre seem to have been used and polemically abused by Judahite
He discusses the anti-monarchical ideology; the anti-Benjamin, anti-Bethel, and anti-Samaria polemic; the pervasiveness of the Judahite
dual theme of exile-return; and the traditions of "Israel" as evidence for a post-monarchic date and Judahite
Other mixed marriages reported without censure from the tribe of Judah include Judah himself with Bath-shua, a Canaanite (1 Chr 2:3); Jether the Ishmaelite with Abigail the sister of David (1 Chr 2:17); David with Maacah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur (1 Chr 3:2); a Judahite
Mered with Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh (1 Chr 4:18); (8) and some of the descendants of Judah's son Shelah with Moabites (1 Chr 4:22).
Local pottery displaying both Philistine and Judahite
affinities augmented by imported Phoenician/Cypriot and Judahite
In the study, he compares actions of warfare in the ancient Near East in order to test the hypothesis that ancient Israelite and ancient Judahite
ethics were not as distinct from their ancient Near Eastern contemporaries (primarily Assyria) as generally supposed.
Burial Practices and Beliefs about the Dead (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1992), 123-26.