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Bibil Identifier bibil:245195
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Two Philological Notes on Zechariah 6,12–13 relevant for the Identification of Ṣemaḥ
Author Kashow, Robert C.
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 128, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 472-477 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Four views have been offered for the identity of צמח (Ṣemaḥ) in the Ṣemaḥ-oracles of Zechariah. Recently, however, the view that Ṣemaḥ is, and always was, thought to be a future figure not present on the scene has been argued more forcefully by Wolter Rose and Marko Jauhiainen on the basis of syntactical arguments. I will take up parts of both of these works, and through a syntactical analysis of parts of Zech 6,12–13 – specifically, an analysis of the syntactical function of the Hebrew particle הנה and the discourse function of והיה – I will show that a determination of the identity of Ṣemaḥ is far from a closed case.
DOI 10.1515/zaw-2016-0029
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Syntax
Pericopes Zechariah 6,12-6,13
Terms צֶמַח צמח
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