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Hadad

(hā`dăd), in the Bible. 1 Son of Ishmael. An alternate form is Hadar. 2 King of Edom. 3 Last king of Edom. Hadar is an alternate form. 4 Scion of the kings of Edom, who escaped Joab's massacre. He fled to Egypt and married the pharaoh's sister-in-law. Later he seems to have relieved Edom from Solomon's oppression.

Hadad

(hā`dăd) or

Adad

(ā`dăd), ancient weather god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. Important throughout the Middle East, he was worshiped under many names. As god of the storm, he was, according to one legend, the Epic of Gilgamesh, responsible for the great flood that overwhelmed the world.
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42) in which Kumarbi appears prior to Teggub of Aleppo and follows II-'ab (in atn in Hurrian) and El, and the West Semitic lists from Ugarit in which Dagan appears after and El and before Haddu of Aleppo = Baal Zaphon (CAT 1.
He was the pillar of our house and the pillar has been razed da camud betna wil camud haddu Tell us .
Aga's letters provided valuable first-hand reassurance about the safety of inoculation at a time when there was serious public fear and mistrust of this life saving practice in Europe, and he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society, joining two existing Arab Fellows, Mohamed Ibn Haddu and Ben Ali Abgali.
Moran, prefer a gloss related to the Hebrew verb and so gloss Rib-Haddi as an imperative request, 'Plead, O Haddu.
6) The opposite process, of geminate reduction by nasalization, is attested elsewhere in Bronze Age material, notably in the divine name Haddu.
39b) tuba-Haddu 'Return, O Haddu,' Amarna, Hess no.
39c) niqma-Haddu 'dominion of Haddu,' Ugarit, PNU 168
Eingestraut sind Bemarkungan uber das Ende von Kabri, uber die minoischen Freskenfunde in der Levante und die hypothetische Ausbreitung des Kultes von Baal Haddu im 17.