n. King David.
"The universal expectation is that the Messiah will be a descendent of David ha-Melech." (Glinert)
"A cursory glance at the pesukim of Shmuel Beis perek 11 seems to portray Dovid Hamelech in a blindingly bad light." (source)
"A failure of morality, not legality: Insights into Dovid HaMelech’s evaluation of the transgression of the sheep thief in Noson HaNovi’s parable." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
דוד המלך david hammelech 'the king David'
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- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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pronounced as either da-VEED ha-MEH-lech, or DUH-vihd ha-MEH-lech or DUH-vihd ha-MAY-lech, but not as DAY-vihd.
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