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Bibil Identifier bibil:219812
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) David's I-Thou Discourse
Title (English, ) Verbal Chiastic Patterns in Psalm 23
Author Marlowe, W. Creighton
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 25, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 105-115 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Based on verbal patterns related to stems and non-verbal clauses, in addition to direct and indirect references to the Divine Name and other parallel thematic elements, Psalm 23 falls into two major chiastic strophes (1b-4a and 4b-6). The usual division of the psalm at the end of v. 4 is changed to the middle of that verse. The first section is present tense and focused on He and me while the second is future and revolves around a I and You relationship. Additionally the entire psalm from vv. 1b-6 (1a being the superscription) is a chiasm as well.
DOI 10.1080/09018328.2011.568212
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Chiasm
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : YHWH
Pericopes Psalms 23
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