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Bibil Identifier bibil:206699
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Three-Way Intertextuality: Some Reflections of Abimelech’s Death at Thebez in Biblical Narrative
Author Shalom-Guy, Hava
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 34, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages 419-432 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Through examination of intertextuality in biblical narrative, this article investigates how the stories of the campaign at Rabbah (2 Sam. 11.20-21) and of the siege of Abel Bethmaacah (2 Sam. 20.14-22) reflect the story of the death of Abimelech at Thebez (Judg. 9.52-53). It first considers the shared characteristics of these stories: each involves a siege situation in which women play a vital role. It is, however, close consideration of the differences between these stories and how their authors adapted the details of the Abimelech story to the needs of the new contexts that enables determination of which story is the source and which the reflection and what motivated their use of the Thebez narrative.
DOI 10.1177/0309089210372911
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Intertextuality
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Woman
Pericopes 2 Samuel 11,20-11,21
2 Samuel 20,14-20,22
Judges 9,52-9,53
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