Carried back many taboos regarding Sabbath from Mesopotamia.  Different code of ethics for dealing with gentiles.  Distrustful of women.  Evil eye.  Evolution of God concept.  First to put premium on labor.  “God of battles”.  God spoke in dreams.  Looked for return of Adam.  Matured concept of Yahweh as Father of their race.  Phantom replica of individual went down to Sheol.  Physical humiliation.  Rainbow was bow of promise.  Snake worshiped as mouthpiece of evil spirits.  Spirit of God dwelt in stone altars.  Taboo on pork.  Treated adopted aliens kindly.  Viewed everything as indwelt by a spirit. 
Brutal and effective raid upon Og.  Characteristic facial appearance somewhat Andonite.  Crude but far above surrounding tribes.  Egyptian influence.  Group of Levantine Bedouins.  Idea of creation came from Babylonians; concept of Providence came from Egyptians.  Moses emancipated submerged remnant of violet race.  Nation divided into two kingdoms ca. 1000 B.C.  Nation was union of Israelites and Canaanites.  National ego depressed by Babylonian captivity.  Part of older Semitic race which included Babylonians, Phoenicians, and Carthaginians.  Religion was austere and tyrannical.  Scriptures of.