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Bibil Identifier bibil:204242
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Limmûdîm in the Book of Isaiah
Author Isbell, Charles David
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 34, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 99-109 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The term limmûdîm (attested in Isa. 8.16, and then 50.4a, 4c; 54.13) serves as a literary ligature between the messages of the eighth-century prophet in Jerusalem and his descendants who ministered in sixth-century Babylonia. The term further points to the role of the sixth-century prophets as ‘students’ of the eighth-century master whose role was to transform Isaiah’s messages of impending doom that called for repentance into messages of hope at the prospect of redemption. In addition, the limmûdîm within the inter-generational ‘school’ of Isaiah may be viewed as a subset of the larger ‘sons of the prophets’ attested as early as the time of Samuel.
DOI 10.1177/0309089209348153
Pericopes Isaiah 8,16
Isaiah 50,4
Isaiah 54,13
Terms למּד למּוּד
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