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By Henrik Pfeiffer

The essays compiled during this festschrift take care of diverse features of the literary genesis and the biblical and non-biblical reception of the patriarchal narratives (Gen 12-50). in addition to vintage literary-critical techniques, cultural anthropological and religious-historical views also are mentioned. present proposals about the origins of the Pentateuch are subjected to serious exam and built additional. This choice of essays will pay tribute to Matthias Köckert, long-standing editor of the booklet assessment within the Zeitschrift für Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (ZAW) and commentator of the Abraham narrative.

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1 „eigentlich das vorgezogene yhyw von V. 46 Sofern V. 1 als Nachtrag beurteilt wird, gilt dies zumeist auch für den korrespondierenden V. 9a. Als Anlaß für den Nachtrag wird entweder angegeben, daß er eine ehedem selbständige Erzählung von der Sprachverwirrung in den jetzigen urgeschichtlichen Kontext einbinden soll47 oder daß er im Zusammenhang der sekundären Eintragung des Motivs von der Verwirrung der Sprache steht48. Doch sollte das zweifache yhyw nicht überbewertet werden, da es in V. 1 eine andere syntakti41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Vgl.

Literary motifs in the narratives A, B, and C refer to real experiences of agony and fear: famine, littleness in confrontation with the superior food-supplier, fear of death, and fear for losing one’s beloved in a foreign country. The experiences of fear are comprehensible in the assumed lifetime of Abram somewhere in the second millennium BCE. They are as such, however, not restricted to that age and time. After 1200 BCE these experiences were still very real. It is during the Iron Age that the traditions on this patriarch have been collected and transmitted.

7aβ) voraussetzen dürfen, daß Jahwe sie tatsächlich wahr gemacht hat, was dann die berichtete, aber nicht angekündigte Zerstreuung (V. 8a) und das ebenfalls nicht angekündigte Bauende (V. 8b) zur Folge gehabt hat. Die Gegenprobe bestätigt diese Sicht. Wird zusammen mit dem Zerstreuungsmotiv V. 8a gestrichen, dann fehlt jeder Bericht über eine Aktion Jahwes. Wird zusammen mit dem Motiv der Sprachverwirrung V. 7b gestrichen, dann fehlt die Absichtserklärung Jahwes. Letzteres wäre schon deswegen auffällig, weil diese ihr Gegenüber in der Absichtserklärung der Menschen hat (V.

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