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Bibil Identifier bibil:221834
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Why are the Sins of Ephraim (Hos 13,12) and Job (Job 14,17) Bundled?
Author Holtz, Shalom E.
Journal Biblica (Volume: 93, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 107-115 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Hos 13,12 and Job 14,17 describe sins as tied in a bundle. Since other verses imply that sins serve as God’s own evidence against sinners, the common image in these two verses is best explained in light of evidence preservation procedures attested in Neo-Babylonian legal texts.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Sin
Pericopes Hosea 13,12
Job 14,17
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