This is an application of a more general principle: “Hints in the text which go contrary to its overall bias suggest some authentic information has survived the editorial process.” Lester L. Grabbe, “Are Historians of Ancient Palestine Fellow Creatures—or Different Animals?” in Grabbe, ed., Can a ‘History of Israel’ Be Written? JSOT Supplement Series 245, (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997), p. 30.