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Bibil Identifier bibil:213783
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Coming King and the Rejected Shepherd
Title (English, ) Matthew's Reading of Zechariah's Messianic Hope
Author Ham, Clay Alan
Series New Testament Monographs (Volume: 4)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2005
Year (Copyright) 2005
Year (Reference) 2005
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 72506
Place 226.2.08
Publishing house Sheffield Phoenix Press
Place Sheffield
ISBN 1-905048-70-X
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
176 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Notes First paperback edition, 2006.
First hardback edition, 2005.
Abstract Surprisingly, this is the first full-length study devoted to Matthew’s use of Zechariah by way of quotation and allusion. Three times he cites Zechariah (21.5; 26.31; 27.9-10), and on at least eight occasions he alludes to the prophet (23.35; 24.30, 31, 36; 25.31; 26.15, 28, 56). It is the messianic vision of Zechariah that has appealed to Matthew, with its elements of the restoration of the humble Davidic king, the smiting of the divinely appointed shepherd, the creation of a renewed remnant, and the worship of Yahweh by all nations. Among the questions Ham undertakes to resolve in this precise and clearly presented monograph are: how much Matthew’s reading of Zechariah owes to his Jewish predecessors, how much he is in harmony with other early Christian readers of the prophet, and to what extent his image of Jesus has been shaped by Zechariah’s eschatological hopes.
Pericopes Matthew 21,5
Matthew 27,9-27,10
Matthew 26,31
Zechariah 9,9
Zechariah 11,12-11,13
Zechariah 13,7
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