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eBook The Vengeance of God: The Meaning of the Root Nqm and the Function of the Nqm-Texts in the Context of Divine Revelation in the Old Testament (Oudtes) (Oudtestamentische Studien,) ePub

by Eric Peels

  • ISBN: 9004101640
  • Category: Bible Study and Reference
  • Subcategory: Bibles
  • Author: Eric Peels
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brill (January 1, 1995)
  • Pages: 326
  • ePub book: 1602 kb
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Oudtestamentische Studiën, Old Testament Studies, Volume: 3. Hendrik George Laurens Peels, born in 1956, received a doctorate in theology (1992) at the Theological University of the Christian Reformed Churches in the Netherlands in Apeldoorn

Oudtestamentische Studiën, Old Testament Studies, Volume: 31. Author: Eric Peels. Hendrik George Laurens Peels, born in 1956, received a doctorate in theology (1992) at the Theological University of the Christian Reformed Churches in the Netherlands in Apeldoorn. The author is Professor of Old Testament at the same university.

The Vengeance of God book.

Old Testament Theology is the branch of Biblical theology that seeks theological insight within the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. It explores past and present theological concepts as they pertain to God and God's relationship with creation

Old Testament Theology is the branch of Biblical theology that seeks theological insight within the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. It explores past and present theological concepts as they pertain to God and God's relationship with creation.

virtue of divine inspiration, and there we may not follow. We tend to chuckle when we read of the wild interpretations of Origen, or the pedantic fourfold meaning sought by the scholastics. 2 But these solutions really skirt the issue of where we ought in the first place to find our hermeneutical principles. But perhaps we ought to ask, "Why did these men of obviously great learning and intellectual acumen engage in such activity?" It was because they expected a certain kind of teaching from the text, and expected it to be presented in a certain way.

5 8. Meaning of a Scripture text is static.

Emphasis, not exclusion in revelation of God's perfections - and in the actions of the Persons of the Trinity. 6. Both/and, not either/or: Beware of the forced choice. 7. Whoever controls the definition controls the fight. 8. Special Revelation: The personal and primarily verbal disclosing of God's existence, perfections (including his will and truth), and works by supernatural means to particular selected persons, for various purposes, including bringing people to be saved and worship him aright. Before the 2nd Advent of Christ the final special revelation consists primarily of the words of Scripture.

The meaning of a word is studied with the help of Componential Analysis. It consists in decomposition of the word meaning into semes – minimal components of meaning, or elementary units of sense. One and the same seme may be found in the meaning of different related words. Thus, such words as boy and man have the common seme the male sex, and the words girl and woman – the seme the female sex. Different semes may have different statuses in the system of semes in the word meaning.

The word gossip originally stood for a god parent (godfather, godmother), and today has become to gossip. Churl word originally meant man, and the confluence of the time gained to rude, ill-mannered person.

and the hidden meaning of the text as a whole. With these three principles in mind, we can investigate whether it is possible to find friendship with God in the Old Testament and in Ancient Near Eastern sources. Discarding existing less probable interpreta-tions, the author offers a new reading of the text and clarifies its place within the book of Jeremiah as a literary composition.

One and the same object can be denoted by more than one word of a different meaning, . the referent CAT be denoted by the words cat, animal, Tom, this, pet, etc. All these words have the same referent but different meanings. Analyzing the function of a word in linguistic contexts and comparing these contexts, we conclude that meanings are different (or the same) and this fact can be proved by an objective investigation of linguistic data.

This book deals with the Old Testament theme of the vengeance of YHWH, discussing both the exegetical and theological aspects of a biblical notion that until now has received far too little attention in scholarly research.After an exploration of the Umwelt use of the root NQM (vengeance/avenge), in the main part of the study all relevant Old Testament texts are dealt with in a thorough exegetical investigation. This leads to a theological outline which stresses the important place and positive function of God's vengeance in the Old Testament revelation.The theories of G.E. Mendenhall, P. Volz and K. Koch with regard to the theme of vengeance are criticized. Of special interest are the additional sections on the issues of blood vengeance and the imprecatory prayers.

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