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Bibil Identifier bibil:219838
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Zechariah's Angels
Title (English, ) Their Role in the Night Visions and in the Redaction History of Zech 1,7-6,8
Author Hallaschka, Martin
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 24, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 13-27 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Zechariah's first vision (Zech 1,8-17) and its portrayal of angelic beings offer important criteria for determining earlier shapes of the cycle of the night visions. At a primary level, the first night vision consisted of a question-answer communication between the prophet and a celestial messenger designated איש (1,8.9a.10.11b). At the next stage the angelus interpres had been added, partly absorbing the function of the איש (1,9b.14), before the angel of Yhwh was inserted (1,11a.12-13). Based on the result that the earliest version of Zech 1,8-17 did not know of an angelus interpres the other night visions are analyzed.
DOI 10.1080/09018328.2010.491599
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Twelve Minor Prophets : Zechariah : First Zechariah
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Angel
Pericopes Zechariah 1,8-1,17
Zechariah 2,5-2,9
Terms מַלְאָך מלאך
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