By Shuichi Hasegawa
The Jehuite Dynasty governed greater than 90 years (841-747 BCE) within the country of Israel, the longest dynasty within the background of the Northern country. less than the 5 kings of the dynasty, Israel used to be thrown into the world of the local political struggles and skilled the time of an remarkable upheaval after which loved nice prosperity. The Aramaeans lower than Hazael and Ben-Hadad of Damascus and the Assyrians from the north Mesopotamia had nice effect at the heritage of the dynasty. This e-book is the results of a finished and up-to-date ancient learn in this major dynasty. by way of consulting the entire on hand Assyrian, Aramaic, Hebrew, and Moabite inscriptions and up to date archaeological facts, this examine significantly evaluates the historic authenticity of the biblical textual content of two Kings and a few components of the Books of Amos and Hosea and integrates the implications into the old dialogue. The learn finds the nice significance of this dynasty within the background of the Northern nation as a turning aspect in its coverage towards the Neo-Assyrian Empire and may give a contribution towards figuring out the historical past of Syria-Palestine within the 9th-8th centuries BCE.
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62 This part was possibly inserted to defend Jehu from reproach, for he declares his intention to serve the Baal more than Ahab (v. 14. Jehu’s Invitation to the Baal Cult Sent throughout Israel (10:21aơ) The part, “then Jehu sent throughout Israel”, an invitation to the worshippers of Baal, can be ascribed to the Dtr, whose intention was to stress that Jehu’s cult reform was not limited to Samaria but was carried out all over Israel. This statement is consistent with v. 15. The Eradication of Baal’s Cult (10:25b-27) The passage describes Jehu’s eradication of Baal’s cult.
98). Benzinger 1899: 149; Šanda 1912: 95, 121; Montgomery 1951: 396, 400; Noth 1967: 83-84; Steck 1968: 32-33, nn. 1-2; Gray 1977: 543-544; Timm 1982: 138; Campbell 1986: 22, n. 8. Minokami (1989: 26-29) ascribed 2 Kgs 9:14b, 15a, and 15aƢ to later insertions. Kittel (1900: 231) suggested that 2 Kgs 9:14a is a redactional insertion. Trebolle Barrera (1984: 122-125, 185-189), comparing the text with the Lucianic recension and Old Latin text, identified v. 14b as Dtr’s insertion and suggested that v.
1. 7. Overlapped Information on Those Who Rear Ahab’s Sons in Samaria (10:1a, 6b) Both verses refer to the people in Samaria who reared the seventy sons of Ahab. 50 However, v. 1a is consistent with the following story, and it is thus unnecessary to delete it from the OJN (Otto 2001: 68). V. 6b, on the other hand, is possibly a gloss because it is a repetition of the information in 10:1, 2. Additionally, there is inconsistency between v. 1 and v. 6b: in v. ), whereas in v. 8. Dtr’s Interpolation of Jehu’s Speech (10:10) Jehu’s proclamation of the fulfilment of YHWH’s word (10:10) is an interpolation conveying a theological message to the reader.