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In P (Num. ' 21. Here the term seems to refer to the inhabitants and not the land itself; cf. H bn3. See H. Forshey, 'The Construct Chain Nahalat Yahwh/Elohim', BASOR 220 (1975), pp. 51-53. Forshey uses four texts in Samuel to illuminate the shift in meaning for n^fl] from a designation of landed property to a designation of the covenant community. 3. 5 inin/DniO DEW Tirol—Provision of Rain in its Season. This expression occurs once in P (Lev. 26). It is not found elsewhere in the HB. In Lev. 4, one of the rewards for obedience to Yahweh is his provision of seasonal rain.
This phrase occurs four times in P. It refers to the Sabbath (Exod. 13), the observance of Yahweh's laws (Lev. 8), bread offerings to Yahweh (Lev. 8), and the prohibition against profaning Yahweh's holy name (Lev. 32). In Ezek. 12, the phrase refers to the Sabbath in a verse that echoes Exod. 11 It is not found elsewhere in the HB. 8 DD^H ^ mm n ]K—IAm Yahweh Your God. This expression occurs 22 times in P (Exod. 2; Lev. 1, 13; Num. 5,7,19,20). It is also found in Deut. 5; Judg. 27 and Zech. 6. In P, the phrase is used in a variety of contexts.
1? 5 ID'Tl npn/CPprn—Follow Statutes. This expression occurs twice in P (Lev. 27). It is not found elsewhere in the HB. In P, the Israelites are commanded to follow Yahweh's statutes and are warned against following those of foreign nations. In Ezekiel 20, the children of the Exodus generation are warned against following the statutes of their own 'parents' who rejected Yahweh's statutes while still in the Wilderness. In Ezek. 20 3. 1 nEDn *? DfDiZF—You Dwelt Securely. This expression is found once in P (Lev.