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Bibil Identifier bibil:223196
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Structure and Meaning of Qohelet 8,5-7
Author Pinker, Aron
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 153)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 63-88 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract It is suggested that the difficulties in Qoh 8,5-7 stem from Qohelet’s fear of the Ptolemaic administration and his fear that obedience to the secular law would replace obedience to God’s law. These two fears compelled Qohelet to formulate his thoughts in a manner which might suggest that he advocates obedience to the king, when in reality he argues for following God’s commandments and avoiding the evils of the Ptolemaic rule.
Pericopes Ecclesiastes 8,5-8,7
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