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Bibil Identifier bibil:247113
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Meaning and Interpretation of Desire in the Tenth Commandment (Exod 20,17) – The Semantic Study of the hmd Word Field
Author Skralovnik, Samo
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 171)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 13-25 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A review of existing studies of the lexical root ḥmd reveals that no semantic analysis exists that is based on all the biblical passages in which the root ḥmd occurs, and which also assesses the dynamics of desire. This contribution seeks to fill that gap. According to the consistent use of the verb, the author suggests that the Tenth Commandment prohibits the dynamics of desire which take place on the inner spiritual level but have a wide variety of external social-economic consequences.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Semantics
Pericopes Exodus 20,17
Terms חָמַד חמד
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