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By W Beuken

The old observation at the previous testomony is a global sequence of commentaries which devotes specific realization to the heritage of interpretation of biblical culture in all its phases, either inside of and with no the Hebrew canon. because the time period 'Old testomony' shows, the statement stands within the Christian exegetical culture. The staff of these who dedicated themselves to give a contribution includes students from world wide and from many alternative church buildings and denominations. The observation is meant not just for previous testomony students, but additionally for ministers and different events. The remedy of each pericope is preceded via a brand new translation and a bit known as 'Essentials and views' during which the writer summarizes the result of the exegesis in non-technical language. The primacy this is assigned to the ultimate level of the textual content. The precis may still incite the person to refer to the most physique of the exegesis that's headed 'Scholary Expositon'. the following the procedure is that of recent serious scholarship.

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Jenni): perhaps from the cult in Jerusalem; otherwise TWAT, I, 75-8 (O. EiBfeldt). D. PreuB). 20 ‫^ן‬7‫ י‬7 vil, 532ff. (G. Waschke). The plural form ‫ תרמסנה‬betrays either a collective understanding of 'the haughty crown of the drunkards of Ephraim' or should be changed into the forma energica of the feminine singular (Irwin 1977: 10; BHS, HALAT). ‫י‬ 29 THE FIRST WOE CRY: 'WOE TO THE DRUNKARDS OF EPHRAIM' (28-1-29) ISAIAH CHS. 28-39 though the anthropomorphism of God's 'feet' does occur in the Bible, this applies only to theophanies and the topic of his dwelling place (Exod.

2:6 is a strong argument in favour of the negative aspect presupposed in 'rulers'. 5 67 The frequent problem of calling upon the socio-religious context of prophetic oracles is that the textual data are too scant for the purpose. In the present case both hypotheses are plausible: an attack against the for­ eign policy and an accusation of necromancy. Neither is strong enough to exclude the other. The prophecy may indeed be a fitting condemna­ tion of the necromancy perpetrated and propagated by syncretistic cir­ cles in Jerusalem, since the terms 'covenant' and 'death' are quite ex­ ceptional for PI (respectively 24:5; 33:8 and 25:8; 'sheol' occurs more often: 5:14; 7:11; 14:9,11,15; 38:10).

15b": verb form + object + predicative object / prepositional clause + verb form. Although the semantic development from 'vision' to 'agreement' remains unclear, it seems less appropriate to suppose a different root ‫ ;חזה‬cf. Kutsch 1973: 34-8; Wildberger, 1065. R. Driver 1968: 58. Landy 1993: 141. 6 9 47 73 The word pair 'lies / falsehood' is the kernel of the accusation. These terms are not characteristic of PI: 'lies' (‫ )כזב‬occurs only here, 'falsehood' (‫ )שקר‬occurs also in 9:14, in the context of leading classes who deceive the people, and in 32:7, in the context of social injustice.

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