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The First book of Samuel

Author: David Toshio Tsumura
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, 2007.
Series: New international commentary on the Old Testament.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David and Goliath, the call of Samuel, the witch of Endor, David and Bathsheba--such biblical stories are well known. But the books of 1 and 2 Samuel, where they are recorded, are among the most difficult books in the Bible. The Hebrew text is widely considered corrupt and sometimes even unintelligible; the social and religious customs are strange and seem to diverge from the tradition of Moses. In this first part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Toshio Tsumura
ISBN: 9780802823595 0802823599
OCLC Number: 76897659
Description: xxii, 698 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Title --
Text --
Date and authorship --
Historical and religious background --
Grammar and syntax --
Discourse analysis --
Prose and poetry --
Literary structure and themes --
Theology of 1 Samuel --
Purpose of 1 Samuel --
Outline of 1 Samuel --
Select bibliography --
Text and commentary --
"Story of Samuel"--with the embedded "story of the ark of God" (1:1-7:17) --
Transition to the monarchy (8:1-22) --
"Story of Saul" (9:1-15:35) --
"Story of Saul and David" (16:1-31:13).
Series Title: New international commentary on the Old Testament.
Responsibility: David Toshio Tsumura.
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Sheds light on the background of "1 Samuel." This work also discusses such fundamental matters as the date, literary structure, and purpose of "1 Samuel" - to show that obedience to the word of God  Read more...

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