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Bibil Identifier bibil:247272
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) "Oh God of Battles! Steal My Soldiers' Hearts!"
Title (English, ) A Study of the Hebrew and Greek Text Forms of Jeremiah 10:1-18
Author Adcock, James Seth
Series Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology (Volume: 83)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 41486
Place 223.7.02
Publishing house Peeters
Place Leuven - Paris - Bristol, Ct
ISBN 978-90-429-3368-2
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiv Pages
283 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract This volume represents a comparative analysis of the Greek and Hebrew text forms of Jer 10:1-18. One finds that the Hebrew text's ancient battle hymn has been transformed by the old Greek translator into an apotropaic incantation against evil spirits. Thus, the two text forms of chapter 10 hinge upon the Aramaic of verse 11 and whether one finds exorcistic magic in its obscure words or enigmatic condemnation of idolatry from the prophet Jeremiah. The Masoretic text proves to evidence a more ancient textual tone and structure.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Greek Versions
Pericopes Jeremiah 10,1-10,18
Last modification 2017-12-13