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Bibil Identifier bibil:217728
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Paronomasia, Ambiguities and Shifts in Hos 5:1-2
Author Kwakkel, Gert
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 61, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 603-615 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Building on Elliger's and Mazor's analyses of the structure of Hos 5:1-2, this study discusses several problematic aspects of Hos 5:1-2, such as the meaning of and in 1a and in 2b. It accepts the emended reading “the pit of Shittim“ in verse 2a, but also puts this into perspective. With the benefit of data from the context, it demonstrates that the text makes use of paronomasia, deliberate ambiguities and shifts of meaning as parts of its rhetorical strategy.
DOI 10.1163/156853311X560736
Pericopes Hosea 5,1-5,2
Terms מִשְׁפָּט משׁפט
שִׁטִּים שׁטים
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