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Obadiah : a new translation with introduction and commentary

Author: Paul R Raabe
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press : Doubleday, [2007?], ©1996.
Series: Anchor Bible commentaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"Obadiah" encompasses many of the great prophetic themes, such as divine judgment against Israel's enemies, the day of Yahweh, Zion theology, Israel's possession of the promised land, and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Raabe
ISBN: 9780300139716 0300139713
OCLC Number: 181603047
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: xxvi, 310 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Book of Obadiah : a translation --
Introduction. Preliminary observations --
The condition of the text --
The style of Obadiah --
Compositional history and unity --
Structure and coherence --
Obadiah and Jeremiah --
Obadiah and other biblical parallels --
Edom in the latter prophets --
Date and historical setting --
Theology and rhetorical purpose --
Bibliography --
Notes and comments. Superscription (v 1a) --
I. Yahweh's first utterance : announcement of doom addressed to Edom (vv 1b-4) --
Excursus : The messenger formula --
II. Yahweh's second utterance : announcement of doom addressed to Edom (vv 5-7) --
III. Yahweh's third utterance (vv 8-18). Announcement of doom, accusation and warning addressed to Edom (vv 8-15) --
Promise of restoration and victory addressed to Judah (vv 16-18) --
Excursus: Drinking the cup of Yahweh's wrath --
IV. The prophet's expansion : promise of Israel's restoration and Yahweh's kingship (vv 19-21).
Series Title: Anchor Bible commentaries.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: by Paul R. Raabe.


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