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Bibil Identifier bibil:237779
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) When God Intervenes in History: The Grammar of in Targum Neofiti and Its Theological Import
Author Morrison, Craig E.
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 9, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 291-308 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The passive participle, used as an auxiliary, is often thought to introduce an event in the remote or eschatological future. But in Targum Neofiti, it is not the remoteness of a future event that explains the use of, but the modality of obligation: the sure conviction on the part of the speaker that the event introduced by will occur. In most cases, the person obliged to execute the event is God, the source of the theological nuance that lends to the context.
DOI 10.1163/147783511X619863
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Targums : Codex Neofiti I
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Participle
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