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Bibil Identifier bibil:227330
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Composition of Numbers 32: A New Proposal
Author Marquis, Liane M.
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 63, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 408–432 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This paper addresses the compositional history of the story of the apportionment of the Transjordan to the Reubenites and Gadites in Numbers 32. After a detailed study of the narrative difficulties within this chapter, it is argued that Numbers 32 contains two independent stories and a post-compilational insertion. Each of the two stories is then analyzed on its own terms and placed within its broader Pentateuchal context.
DOI 10.1163/15685330-12341122
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions
Pericopes Numbers 32
Numbers 13-14
Numbers 21,21-21,35
Numbers 27,1
Genesis 50,23
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