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Bibil Identifier bibil:219856
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Glory of the Nations
Title (English, ) The Idea of כבוד in the Early Isaian Tradition
Author Wagner, Thomas
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 23, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Language English
Pages 195-207 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Beside the use of כבוד in the priestly and poetic material of the Hebrew Bible the term appears several times in First Isaiah. While priestly authors used (verb and noun) only in reference to God as elementary part of his revelation, the meaning in Isa 1-10 and 13-23 differs frequently. כבוד ap-pears with regard to God, persons and objects. in Isa 6; 8 and 10,5-34 the term names a phenomenon which is equivalent to the Mesopotamian melammu šarruti. In Isa 5 and 10,1-4 it is used as expression for the visible image of a person or a nation. Finally in Isa 4,2-6 and 11,10-16 it represents mount Zion as place of God's revelation. Insofar the results of the motif critical investigation approves former redaction critical studies. In contrast to this in Isa 13-23 the term has an almost consistent meaning. In Isaiah's words to the nations it is used for the nation's actual condition and qualifies the situation as good or bad.
DOI 10.1080/09018320903303546
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Isaiah : First Isaiah
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Glory
Terms כָּבוֹד כבוד כבד
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