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Bibil Identifier bibil:219993
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Der Verfasser des Hebräerbriefs als antiker Philologe
Title (German, ) Zur Methodik der innerbiblischen Begriffsklärung in Hebr 4
Author Lanzinger, Daniel
Journal Protokolle zur Bibel (Volume: 20, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language German
Pages 81-94 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In Heb 4:3f. the author establishes an exegetical link between Ps 94:11b LXX and Gen 2:2b. The purpose of this argumentation is to elucidate the meaning of the term ,,God's rest" mentioned in the psalm by consulting another bible verse that contains the same key word. Most scholars regard this approach as a form of the rabbinic principle called gezerah shawah. However, a closer analysis shows that this method works actually in a different way than the one applied in Heb 4. Instead, an almost identical figure of exegetical argumentation can be found in scholia commenting on the Homeric epics. These bear witness to the scientific work performed in the library of Alexandria. Therefore, it is the main thesis of this article that the author of Hebrews uses a standard method of ancient philology to develop his argument.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Methods of Interpretation : Gezera sheva
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Philology/Literary criticism
Pericopes Hebrews 4
Psalms 95,11
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