22, 2 f., 16, where Massah occurs alone): P's version of striving at Meribah, in which traces of J's account have been preserved, is given at Num.
J's narrative xxiv.
1 The conclusion of J's narrative is given in ch.
In the view of this editor the Decalogue alone formed the basis of the covenant at Sinai-Horeb, and in order to retain J's version, he represented it as a renewal of the tables of stone which Moses had broken.4 The legislation contained in xxxiv.
Lob-16, 23, 24, it is more probable that J's version was discarded by RJE in favour of E's, and was afterwards restored by RD.