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Bibil Identifier bibil:212715
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Joseph's Dreams, Part One: From Abimelech to Saul
Author Hilbert, Benjamin D.H.
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 35, Issue: 3)
Undefined link Joseph's Dreams, Part Two: From Saul to Solomon
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 259-283 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In Joseph, biblical writers had a seer whose divinely inspired reputation as prophetic dreamer (37.5-11), diviner (40.12-36), and clairvoyant (50.24-25) enabled him to project the interpretations of his dreams into the future. If the author has not recast, or edited, the dreams, together with the interpretations put upon them by Joseph’s family, then the historiographers of Israel’s story have adjusted the dreams to show them ‘coming true’, the first in the story of Manassite Gideon’s son Abimelech and the relationship between Ephraimite Samuel and Benjaminite Saul. The working-out of Joseph’s first dream brought to an end the first book of Samuel.
DOI 10.1177/0309089210386019
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Vision
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Divination
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Samuel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Saul
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Origins : Premonarchical Period : Judges : Abimelech
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Rachel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Joseph
Pericopes Genesis 37,9-37,11
Genesis 37,5-37,11
Genesis 37-50
Judges 6-9
1 Samuel 1-2
1 Samuel 9-16
1 Samuel 28
2 Samuel 5,1-5,3
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