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Bibil Identifier bibil:117201
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Specific Application of the Proverb in Ecclesiastes 1:15
Author Lee, Bernon
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 1, Issue: 6)
Year (Publication) 1997
Year (Copyright) 1997
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 1997
Year (Reference) 1997
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 19 pages.
Abstract The article seeks to apply the interpretative content of Ecclesiastes 1:15 within a specific situation. The quest to do so uncovers a surrounding literary structure (1:13-18) that describes two parallel tasks. With specific reference to one of the tasks (1:16-17 + 18) and its thematic expansion in 2:12-17, the article understands the proverb of 1:15 to describe a crooked world which is without any permanent reward for the wise. The article also proposes that the proverb depicts the strong presence of a subjective idealism in the evaluation of the world's events.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Proverb
Pericopes Ecclesiastes 1,13-1,18
Ecclesiastes 2,12-2,17
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