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Bibil Identifier bibil:213570
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Three Harsh Prophets
Title (English, ) A Targumic Tosefta to Parashat Korah
Author Sysling, Harry
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 2, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2004
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2004
Year (Copyright) 2004
Year (Reference) 2004
Language English
Pages 223-242 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In ms Paris of the Fragmentary Targums one finds lengthy introductions to the festival readings and also to the weekly sabbath readings. In one of these introductions (to Numbers 16.1ff.) a story is told about three prophets who denied their own prophecies, namely Moses, Elijah and Micah. This story is of special interest because of the quotations it contains of scriptural verses from the Prophets that are at variance with the offcial targum on the Prophets. The article o?ers a detailed analysis of the story and discusses its date and origin by comparing it to the extant parallels in rabbinic sources.
DOI 10.1163/000000004781540371
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Targums : Targum Yerushalmi II (Fragmentary Targum)
Pericopes Numbers 16-18
1 Kings 22
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