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This quantity honours the special contribution to Hebrew Bible reviews over 4 many years through Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of religious study within the college of Sheffield. Her certain pursuits have lain, first, within the glossy literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond quarter has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; right here her amazing contributions have been Fragmented ladies: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical ladies. a newer, and now nearly favorite, subject matter is the Bible and cultural stories, specially the Bible and artwork. Key works the following were a chain of edited volumes, corresponding to past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and movie. Her fourth zone of continuous curiosity has been the track of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive remark within the previous testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her acquaintances and co-workers supply her papers on a majority of these topics. a number of are on or round the music of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and subject matters of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural reviews are represented by means of Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback through Michael Fox, Edwin reliable, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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M. J. Brill). M. Meyers 1987 Haggai, Zechariah 1–8: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB, 25B; Garden City, NY: Doubleday). D. 1981 The Double Redaction of the Deuteronomistic History (JSOTSup, 18; Sheffield: JSOT Press). Noth, M. The Deuteronomistic History (JSOTSup, 15, Sheffield: JSOT Press; original 1981 edition, 1943). M. 2008 Isaiah 40–66: Introduction and Commentary. I. Chapters 40–48; II. Chapters 49–66 (Mikra Leyisra’el; Tel Aviv: Am Oved; Jerusalem: The Magnes Press) (Hebrew).

The rst thing we are told about Absalom’s sister is that she is beautiful. And this makes an immediate link with what has happened with Bathsheba. In order to intuit the connection, we do not need to know the report of Nathan’s warning to David of the threat to his household from within (2 Sam. 10-11). 2b). It is not made clear just how the description of Tamar as btlh (often rendered ‘virgin’) relates to what Amnon experienced as ‘wonderful’. pl’ is often associated with the ‘marvellous’ (miraculous) actions of Yahweh.

What I have rendered above by ‘food’ (lh[m) and ‘eat’ (’kl) are among the commonest words in the language. But the neighbouring bryh and brh, though prominent in this story, are very rare elsewhere. I have rendered the noun as ‘nourishment’ and the causative of the verb as ‘nourish’, rather than simply ‘food’ and ‘feed’—and for several reasons: (a) The immediate context is food for the sick-bed. (b) Elsewhere in the David-story the verb is used of ‘nourishment’ offered to him (2 Sam. 35) or refused by him (2 Sam.

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