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Prophetic symbolism is among the key subject matters of this quantity. On Isaiah, John F.A. Sawyer unearths radical photographs of Yahweh, Kenneth T. Aitken seems to be on the metamorphosis of the major motif of listening to, seeing and realizing, 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 by way of Leslie C. Allen (the 'Death Valley' imaginative and prescient) and M.G. Swanepoel (Ezekiel sixteen and feminine photos of Israel), and Alan Cooper and Athalya Brenner write at the ebook of Jonah. essays of extra basic scope care for the quest for solidarity 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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Uiatia , v . 1 1 that Yahwe h wil l spea k t o Israe l a messag e o f 1. BHS. AITKEN Hearing an d Seeing 3 5 judgment throug h the unintelligible speech (mn N p^r n nst o ^D) of the invader , whic h presupposed th e contras t 'hear-no t understand' . , v. 18 ) on what they can n o longer see . 1-29 , therefore , 'no t see-see ' i n thes e verse s appear s t o b e equivalent t o 'not see-understand'. 9-10 , th e failur e o f hearin g an d seein g t o lea d t o knowledg e and understandin g (v.

19) . A correspondin g contras t i s als o drawn wit h regard t o th e holines s o f Yahweh . 23 the people wil l acknowledge Yahweh's holiness CKtfnpm...

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