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Bibil Identifier bibil:221690
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Interpretation of Ps 144,14
Title (English, ) Applying a Pluralistic Approach to a Manifold Difficulty
Author Makujina, John
Journal Biblica (Volume: 92, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 481-502 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The interpretation of Ps 144,14 remains unsettled, due primarily to the difficulty of identifying an overall context for the colon. Of the two major positions dominating the debate, one contends that the topic of the entire verse is bovine fecundity, whereas the other considers part of the colon (v. 14b-c) to be about national security. The author finds both views to be problematic and proposes another solution, which retains attractive elements from each position: Ps 144,14 promises the prosperity of livestock, by assuring that they will not become the spoils of war.
Pericopes Psalms 144,14
Terms סָבַל סבל
פָּרַץ פרץ
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