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Bibil Identifier bibil:217125
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A 'Do Not Disturb' Sign? Reexamining the Adjuration Refrain in Song of Songs
Author Gault, Brian P.
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 36, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 93-104 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Reading the adjuration refrain in Song of Songs (2.7; 3.5; 8.4) as a warning against disturbing lovers indulging their passions, though advocated by a few scholars past and present, has been rejected in recent scholarship due to an inadequate defense. In this article, it is suggested that the contextual and thematic continuity, literary structure, genre parallels, and grammar of this passage support the probability of such a reading.
DOI 10.1177/0309089211419412
Pericopes Song of Solomon 2,7
Song of Solomon 3,5
Song of Solomon 8,4
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