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Bibil Identifier bibil:203617
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) “. . . A Mighty Hunter before YHWH”: Genesis 10:9 and the Moral-Theological Evaluation of Nimrod
Author Hom, Mary Katherine Y.H.
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 60, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages 63-68 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The key to interpreting גִּבּוֹר צַיִד לִפִנֵי יְהוָה in Gen 10:9 lies not so much in לִפְנֵי, but יְהוָה, which posits a relation between Nimrod and YHWH that expresses the superlative with regard to the strength of Nimrod's abilities. Connections between Gen 10:8-12 and 11:1-9 reinforce a negative assessment of Nimrod's character.
DOI 10.1163/004249310X12577537066918
Pericopes Genesis 10,8-10,12
Genesis 11,1-11,9
Terms נמרד נמרוד
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