The Marzēaḥ in the Prophetic Literature: References and by Professor of Land Studies John McLaughlin

By Professor of Land Studies John McLaughlin

The marzēaḥ existed for 3000 years within the Semitic global, yet is barely pointed out within the First testomony at Amos 6:7 and Jer 16:5. different prophetic texts were proposed as allusions that don't use the time period, yet with no utilizing any constant standards. This research analyzes these allusions in gentle of the extra-biblical references. The extra-biblical marzēaḥ references point out 3 constant positive aspects: upper-class ingesting inside of a spiritual context. those parts give you the minimal standards for comparing attainable allusions within the books of Amos, Hosea, Isaiah and Ezekiel, plus the direct references at Amos 6:7 and Jeremiah 16:5. Combining all recognized references with the biblical allusions offers a unmarried element of reference for destiny paintings at the marzēaḥ. This quantity should be of specified price to these drawn to historical Semitic faith.

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