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Bibil Identifier bibil:220029
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Form and Meaning
Title (English, ) Multi-Layered Balanced Thought Structures in Psalm 24:4
Author Duke, Rodney K.
Journal Tyndale Bulletin (Volume: 62, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 215-232 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The complex literary artistry of Psalm 24:4 reveals it to be the focal point of this song of procession to worship. Standing in a catechism-like section, this verse provides the answer to the question about those qualified to approach God. This text exemplifies how artistic form was used to set this verse apart, complement the content, and highlight its theological message. It employs four levels of balanced thought structures that emphasizise the total purity that is expected from one who would draw close to God. Theologically this verse functions as a call to holiness in response to God's grace.
Pericopes Psalms 24
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