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Bibil Identifier bibil:211987
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Who's In? Who's Out? II Sam 5,8b and Narrative Reversal
Author Tyson, Craig W.
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 122, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 546-557 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This study builds on recent analyses of the proverb in II Sam 5,8b that emphasize its literary and rhetorical function within II Sam 5,6–10 and DtrH. I argue that II Sam 5,6–10 combines the rhetoric of disability and an insider/outsider motif within a chiastically structured narrative reversal whereby David ends up in Jerusalem and the Jebusites end up »disabled« and outside Jerusalem. The reversal is effected by a large repertoire of repeated vocabulary and syntactical structures in which II Sam 5,8b is an integral component. The exclusionary and disability elements of the proverb make it ideal for communicating the demise of the Jebusites and linking II Sam 5,6–10 to the larger discourse tracking the rise and demise of the Saulide and Davidic houses.
DOI 10.1515/ZAW.2010.038
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods : Rhetorical Criticism
Pericopes 2 Samuel 5,6-5,10
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