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Bibil Identifier bibil:223544
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) "YHWH Seba’ot devient le grand roi"
Title (French, ) Une interprétation de Ml 1,6-14 à la lumière du contexte perse
Author Himbaza, Innocent
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 62, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language French
Pages 357-368 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Abstract While books like Isaiah, Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles include the accession of Cyrus to power in God’s plan for his people, the book of Malachi keeps its distance from the Persian empire. The reading of Malachi 1:6-14 shows that the author was sensitive to Persian propaganda ; he subtly preached against it. Besides the restauration of worthy cultic rites, the main goal of this passage is to assert that the true great king is YHWH Seba’ot, not the Persian king. Thus, Malachi 1:11.14 should be interpreted as an affirmation of the present status of YHWH.
DOI 10.1163/156853312X637659
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Monarchy
Pericopes Malachi 1,6-1,14
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