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Zephaniah"s oracles against the nations a synchronic and diachronic study of Zephaniah 2:1-3:8 by Daniel Hojoon Ryou

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English


  • Bible. O.T. Zephaniah II, 1-III, 8 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-390) and indexes.

Statementby Daniel Hojoon Ryou.
SeriesBiblical interpretation series,, v. 13
LC ClassificationsBS1645.2 .R96 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 403 p. ;
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1269951M
ISBN 109004103112
LC Control Number95001102

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Keeping Company with Nahum: Reading the Oracles against the Nations as Scripture RICHARD NYSSE Luther Seminary St. Paul, Minnesota CONTINUED READING OF THE ORACLES AGAINST THE NATIONS 1 CAN BE JUSTIFIED only if God continues to kill and make alive. Jan 01,  · The town of Mari is situated on the Euphrates, near the eastern Syrian border. This study compares the 18th century BC Old Babylonian texts from Mari with the Hebrew Scriptures and the early history of Israel. Given the West Semitic or Amorite character of both Mari and the Bible, this comparison may rightly be called imperative. Mari and the Bible contains 22 chapters of essays, both old and Cited by: 1. Mar 07,  · Similarly, Stulman’s observations about the first audience of the Oracles imply that, to a citizen of a powerful country which engages in many violent and oppressive practices—against its First Peoples, against asylum seekers, against the land, against underpaid workers, and against other nations to which we send our soldiers to fight—the. Historical – Theological Themes: Zephaniah is a book of contrasts; for no other prophet paints a darker picture of God’s judgment, and no prophet paints a brighter picture of Israel’s future glory. Historically, the Book of Zephaniah was used in the providence of God to .

ORACLES AGAINST THE NATIONS JEREMIAH and NOTE. In the Greek Septuagint Version the ‘Oracles against the Nations’ (which are numbered as chapters in the Hebrew Bible) are inserted into chapter Not only the placing of the Oracles, but also the sequence is different from the Hebrew Bible. OT Survey 2 Final. STUDY. PLAY. Terms in this set () T or F: Among the ancestors of Zephaniah named at the opening of the book is the name Hezekiah, whom many identify with one of the kings of Judah. Woe Oracles, Oracles against nations, little apocalypse,Hezekiah's reign, . THE USAGE OF ORACLES AGAINST FOREIGN NATIONS IN ANCIENT ISRAEL JOHN H. HAYES TRINITY UNIVERSITY VERY prophetical book in the OT, with the exception of Hosea, contains oracles against non-Israelite nations (e. g., Amos 1 3; oracles against foreign nations is supported by the use of oracles and. ZEPHANIAH, BOOK OF This Old Testament book summarizes in its three chapters much of the prophetic teaching on the nature of true religion. Consideration of the contents and historical background of the book in this article will serve to highlight the Prophet's enduring message. Source for information on Zephaniah, Book of: New Catholic Encyclopedia dictionary.

Zephaniah (/ ˌ z ɛ f ə ˈ n aɪ. ə /, Hebrew: צְפַנְיָה, Modern: Tsfanya, Tiberian: Ṣəp̄anyāh, "Concealed of/is YHWH") is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible and Jewish Tanakh; the most prominent one being the prophet who prophesied in the days of Josiah, king of Judah ( BCE) and is attributed a book bearing his name among the Twelve Minor Prophets. The Book of Zephaniah / ˌ z ɛ f ə ˈ n aɪ. ə / (Hebrew: צְפַנְיָה, Tsfanya) is the ninth of the Twelve Minor Prophets, preceded by the Book of Habakkuk and followed by the Book of Haggai. Zephaniah means "Yahweh has hidden/protected," or "Yahweh hides". Start studying Old Testament Unit 3 exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. some scholars have dated the book many centuries later because of alleged inaccuracies and Aramaisms. In Isaiah's "oracles against all nations" God's judgement was declared on Babylon, Assyria, Philistia, Moab. Outline of the Book of Zechariah. At the beginning of the first chapter we find our first outline of the book. Here is the first summary of the Book of Zechariah. Section One – “The Lord is very angry with your fathers.” (Zechariah ) This is a summary of the first six verses.