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Bibil Identifier bibil:217715
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Meaning of zōlēlâ (Lam 1:11) One More Time
Author Thomas, Heath
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 61, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 489-498 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Zōlēlâ in Lam 1:11c remains a crux that gives rise to various translations, most often “despised“, and recently “vagabond“, deriving from the Akkadian term zilulû. Yet it is possible to highlight a different meaning by properly situating it within Lamentations' poetic technique and render a fresh understanding of the term.
DOI 10.1163/156853311X585540
Pericopes Lamentations 1,11
Terms זָלַל זלל
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