Laura Quick has just published a useful discussion of the issues surrounding interpretation of King Og’s ערשׂ, in Deuteronomy 3.11, which she interprets as a literal sleeping bed rather than as a coffin or sarcophagus:Deane Galbraith has a detailed response to the article. He's not convinced.
“Laying Og to Rest: Deuteronomy 3 and the Making of a Myth,” Biblica 98:2 (2017): 161–172.
Past PaleoJudaica posts on Og the Giant are here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.
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