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Bibil Identifier bibil:212655
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Afrikaans, Long) Die letterlike vertolking van metaforiese taal in Josua 10:12-14
Author Breytenbach, A.P.B.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language Afrikaans
Pages 1337-1355 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In this article the well-known passage in Joshua 10:12-14 is critically investigated within the context of the pericope of Joshua 10. A literary critical investigation shows, inter alia, that the oldest version of the pericope probably was a heroic saga of Joshua’s campaign, with the miraculous intervention of YHWH having been “written into” the narrative at a later stage. During the latter process a poetic fragment, the original of which is lost to us, was interpreted literally, thus creating a miracle account. This miracle account serves the main focus of the pericope: YHWH alone makes possible the impossible for his people.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Metaphor
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Miracle Story
Pericopes Joshua 10,12-10,14
Links Online document (PDF, Afrikaans)
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