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Bibil Identifier bibil:213007
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Nagid
Title (English, ) A Re-Examination in the Light of the Royal Ideology in the Ancient Near East
Author Bong Kim, Jeong
Author Human, D.J.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 64, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 1475-1497 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article argues that nagid indicates divinely sanctioned leader of Israel in 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16 and 11:1-11. The use of nagid is intricately interplayed with that of melek in the context of 1 Samuel 8-12. In the Saul tradition (1 Sm 9:1-10:16; 11:1-11) nagid signifies the leadership of Saul as a divinely sanctioned kingship, unlike in the context of the Deuteronomistic History (DH). The royal ideology of the ancient Near East (ANE) provides an ideological background of the kingship of Saul.
Pericopes 1 Samuel 8-12
Terms נָגִיד נגיד נגד
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