Among the Prophets: Language, Image and Structure in the

Prophetic symbolism is among the key themes of this quantity. On Isaiah, John F.A. Sawyer unearths radical photos of Yahweh, Kenneth T. Aitken seems on the metamorphosis of the foremost motif of listening to, seeing and figuring out, Michael L. Barre examines lions and birds in 31.4-5, and Marvin A. Sweeney re-examines vmes(tm)s in 8.6. The imagery of Ezekiel is explored via Leslie C. Allen (the 'Death Valley' imaginative and prescient) and M.G. Swanepoel (Ezekiel sixteen and feminine photographs of Israel), and Alan Cooper and Athalya Brenner write at the ebook of Jonah. essays of extra normal scope take care of the quest for harmony in Isaiah (David Carr) and the redactional form of Nahum 1 (James Nogalski). an enticing and stimulating quantity which displays the liveliness of present learn at the prophetic literature.

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Sweeney ABSTRACT Based o n a discussio n o f its grammatica l problems , its textua l witnesse s an d it s relationship t o Isa. 10-14, this pape r argues tha t unfsos i n Isa. 6 must no t be emended. Whe n rea d i n th e contex t o f th e sexua l imager y of Isa. 5-8, um esos expresses Judah's willingnes s t o submi t to the Syro-Ephraimiti c coalition . I t also establishes a link between Proto - and Trito-Isaiah. I The appearanc e o f th e Hebre w ter m um esos i n Isa . 6 ha s lon g constituted a difficul t exegetica l crux .

1-8 . Unde r th e just rul e o f a futur e kin g an d roya l princes (vv. 1-2), the eyes o f those wh o see (D'«-I ) will not be coated, 1 and th e ear s o f thos e wh o hear (o^ati ) wil l hearke n (v . 3), th e ras h will discer n knowledg e an d th e stammere r wil l spea k clearly , whil e fools wil l no longe r b e calle d honourabl e (vv. 4-8). 17-24 . Israe l wil l see (n«- i / / nm) th e divin e king an d the lan d i n al l it s exten t an d wil l no t se e (n« n «b ) a peopl e whos e obscure speec h the y canno t understan d (nrs •pn , vv .

10-11 call s fo r rejoicin g wit h th e restore d Jerusalem, her e portraye d a s a mothe r wit h sucklin g infant s a t he r breast. Verse s 12-1 4 convey YHWH's promise t o extend the 'glor y of the nations ' (If bo d goyim; cf. w e'et-kol-kebodo i n Isa . 7) over he r 50 Among th e Prophets 'like a river of peace and like an overflowing stream' (Jfnahar salom ulfnahal sotep', cf . Isa. 8 on satap). I t woul d appea r tha t th e autho r of Isa . 10-14 intended t o present thi s text a s the ultimate fulfilmen t for YHWH' s pledge t o inundate th e people wit h the 'river ' (nahar) o f the king of Assyria 'an d all his glory' (w e'et-kol-ffbodd) i n Isa.

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