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Bibil Identifier bibil:205257
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Jacob's »Two Camps« and Transjordanian Geography: Wrestling with Order in Genesis 32
Author Hutton, Jeremy M.
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 122, Issue: 1)
Undefined link Jacob's Struggle
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages 20-32 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The correct composition-critical division of Genesis 32 provides the key to understanding the geographical oddities of the chapter. As soon as we recognize the Elohist's authorship of Gen 32,2f.25–33* (with Tz. Yoreh, ZAW 117, 2005) and the doublet within vv. 4–22 is separated, the Elohistic text may be plausibly rearranged in the following order: 32,1–2a.14b–22.24*.25–26aα.27.(28–30a.)30b.31.2b–3. This new arrangement solves several problems inherent in the chapter.
DOI 10.1515/ZAW.2010.002
Pericopes Genesis 32
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