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Bibil Identifier bibil:221691
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Jahwe oder der Perserkönig? Intertextuelle und semantische Studien zu Jes 40,10
Author Gass, Erasmus
Journal Biblica (Volume: 92, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language German
Pages 503-527 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Due to the chosen vocabulary and to intertextual connections, Isa 40,9-11 hint covertly at the Persian king who is responsible for the political turmoil that also affected the Babylonian Gola. The Persian king is characterized as a triumphant warrior (V. 10) and a caring shepherd (V. 11). Since Cyros administers the duties of a shepherd in Isa 44:28, he might be the one who acts on behalf of Yahweh here.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Persia : History and Civilization : 1st millennium : Cyrus (=Cyrus II, 551-529)
Pericopes Isaiah 40,9-40,11
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