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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
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"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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