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Isaiah in context [electronic resource] : studies in honour of Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday / edited by Michael N. van der Meer, Percy van Keulen, Wido van Peursen, Bas ter Haar Romeny.

Contributor(s): Kooij, Arie van der, 1945- | Meer, Micha�el N. van der | Keulen, P. S. F. van | Peursen, W. Th. van | Haar Romeny, R. B. ter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 138.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xx, 468 p., [1] leaf of plates) : port.ISBN: 9789004191181 (electronic bk.); 9004191186 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. O.T. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Kooij, Arie van der Theologe | Van der | Jesaja <Buch>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Isaiah in context.DDC classification: 224/.106 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"As straw is trodden down in the water of a dung-pit" : remarks on a simile in Isaiah 25:10 / Bob Becking -- Isaiah in the book of Chronicles / Pancratius C. Beentjes -- Woe to powers in Israel that vie to replace YHWH's rule on Mount Zion! Isaiah chapters 28-31 from the perspective of Isaiah chapters 24-27 / Willem A.M. Beuken -- The gods must die : a theme in Isaiah and beyond / Robert P. Gordon -- So-called po�el-forms in Isaiah and elsewhere / Holger Gzella -- A window on the Isaiah tradition in the Assyrian period : Isaiah 10:24-27 / Matthijs J. de Jong -- On the identity of the anonymous ruler in Isaiah 14:4b-21 / Percy van Keulen -- Yhwh �seb�a�ot dans Isa�ie �a la lumi�ere de l'�epigraphie hebra�ique et aram�eenne / Andr�e Lemaire -- Divine titles ... in Proto-Isaiah and Ezekiel / Johan Lust -- "Ruins" in text and archaeology : a note on the wording of "destruction in the Latter Prophets / Karel Vriezen -- Patterns of mutual influence in the textual transmission of the oracles concerning Moab in Isaiah and Jeremiah / Richard D. Weis -- Isaiah 30:1 / H.G.M. Williamson -- The relationship between the Septuagint versions of Isaiah and Proverbs / Johann Cook -- An exploration of the Wisdom of Solomon as the missing link between Isaiah and Matthew / Kristin De Troyer -- L'ind�ependance du traducteur grec d'Isa�ie par rapport au Dodekapropheton / C�ecile Dogniez -- Is there an Antiochene reading of Isaiah? / Natalio Fern�andez Marcos -- Zwei Niederl�ander des 19. Jahrhunderts �uber die Wahrheit von Jesajas Prophetien / Cornelis Houtman -- Visions from Memphis and Leontopolis : the phenomenon of the vision reports in the Greek Isaiah in the light of contemporary accounts from Hellenistic Egypt / Micha�el N. van der Meer -- Isaiah 2 in the Septuagint / Takamitsu Muraoka -- The text of Isaiah 26:9-19 in the Syriac odes / Wido van Peursen -- Of translation and revision : from Greek Isaiah to Greek Jeremiah / Albert Pietersma -- Jacob of Edessa's quotations and revision of Isaiah / Bas ter Haar Romeny -- Dans un vase pur ou avec des psaumes? Une variante textuelle peu �etudi�ee en Isa 66:20 / Adrian Schenker -- Personal names in the Septuagint of Isaiah / Emanuel Tov.
Summary: The present volume contains a collection of essays on the Book of Isaiah offered as a tribute to Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, which coincides with his retirement as Professor of Old Testament at Leiden University. The twenty-four contributions, written by leading scholars in the field of Old Testament studies, focus on the Book of Isaiah within the context of Hebrew and ancient Near-Eastern writings, particularly those from the Neo-Assyrian period, as well as on the book's reception history, particularly in its Greek and Syriac translations. Together these studies offer a rich and original contribution to the study of the Book of Isaiah in its Hebrew, Aramaic, Assyrian, Greek, Syriac, and Dutch contexts.
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The present volume contains a collection of essays on the Book of Isaiah offered as a tribute to Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, which coincides with his retirement as Professor of Old Testament at Leiden University. The twenty-four contributions, written by leading scholars in the field of Old Testament studies, focus on the Book of Isaiah within the context of Hebrew and ancient Near-Eastern writings, particularly those from the Neo-Assyrian period, as well as on the book's reception history, particularly in its Greek and Syriac translations. Together these studies offer a rich and original contribution to the study of the Book of Isaiah in its Hebrew, Aramaic, Assyrian, Greek, Syriac, and Dutch contexts.

"As straw is trodden down in the water of a dung-pit" : remarks on a simile in Isaiah 25:10 / Bob Becking -- Isaiah in the book of Chronicles / Pancratius C. Beentjes -- Woe to powers in Israel that vie to replace YHWH's rule on Mount Zion! Isaiah chapters 28-31 from the perspective of Isaiah chapters 24-27 / Willem A.M. Beuken -- The gods must die : a theme in Isaiah and beyond / Robert P. Gordon -- So-called po�el-forms in Isaiah and elsewhere / Holger Gzella -- A window on the Isaiah tradition in the Assyrian period : Isaiah 10:24-27 / Matthijs J. de Jong -- On the identity of the anonymous ruler in Isaiah 14:4b-21 / Percy van Keulen -- Yhwh �seb�a�ot dans Isa�ie �a la lumi�ere de l'�epigraphie hebra�ique et aram�eenne / Andr�e Lemaire -- Divine titles ... in Proto-Isaiah and Ezekiel / Johan Lust -- "Ruins" in text and archaeology : a note on the wording of "destruction in the Latter Prophets / Karel Vriezen -- Patterns of mutual influence in the textual transmission of the oracles concerning Moab in Isaiah and Jeremiah / Richard D. Weis -- Isaiah 30:1 / H.G.M. Williamson -- The relationship between the Septuagint versions of Isaiah and Proverbs / Johann Cook -- An exploration of the Wisdom of Solomon as the missing link between Isaiah and Matthew / Kristin De Troyer -- L'ind�ependance du traducteur grec d'Isa�ie par rapport au Dodekapropheton / C�ecile Dogniez -- Is there an Antiochene reading of Isaiah? / Natalio Fern�andez Marcos -- Zwei Niederl�ander des 19. Jahrhunderts �uber die Wahrheit von Jesajas Prophetien / Cornelis Houtman -- Visions from Memphis and Leontopolis : the phenomenon of the vision reports in the Greek Isaiah in the light of contemporary accounts from Hellenistic Egypt / Micha�el N. van der Meer -- Isaiah 2 in the Septuagint / Takamitsu Muraoka -- The text of Isaiah 26:9-19 in the Syriac odes / Wido van Peursen -- Of translation and revision : from Greek Isaiah to Greek Jeremiah / Albert Pietersma -- Jacob of Edessa's quotations and revision of Isaiah / Bas ter Haar Romeny -- Dans un vase pur ou avec des psaumes? Une variante textuelle peu �etudi�ee en Isa 66:20 / Adrian Schenker -- Personal names in the Septuagint of Isaiah / Emanuel Tov.

Twenty contributions in English, 3 in French, and 1 in German.

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