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Bibil Identifier bibil:219831
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Unity of Gen 2,4
Author Gudbergsen, Thomas
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 24, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 235-252 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article seeks to argue that Gen 2,4 should not be divided into two halfverses as many theologians have asserted. At least four good reasons exist for saying that the verse is best to be understood as one coherent whole. The article basically draws its reasoning from its close exegesis of Gen 2,4. However, the first reason is founded in looking into both the three verses before Gen 2,4 and into other Mesopotamian texts. The second and third argument are built upon an exegesis of Gen 2,4, and the ultimate reason is based upon the Masoretes” work in the Middle Ages, and is therefore an argument resting upon how an earlier traditions looked at the discussed verses.
DOI 10.1080/09018328.2010.527077
Pericopes Genesis 2,4
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