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The glory of Israel [electronic resource] : the theology and provenience of the Isaiah Targum / Bruce D. Chilton.

By: Chilton, Bruce.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 23.Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, 1982Description: 1 online resource (ix, 178 p.).ISBN: 9780567460929 (electronic bk.); 0567460924 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Isaiah. Aramaic -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. O.T. Isaiah -- Manuscripts, Aramaic | Bible. A.T. Isa�ie -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jesaja (bijbelboek) | Targoem | Bible O.T Isaiah. Aramaic - Critical studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Glory of Israel.DDC classification: 224/.1042 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; I: Introduction; II: Analysis of Characteristic Terms or Phrases; III: Conclusion; Appendix: 'Messiah' in Prophetic Targumim other than Isaiah; Notes; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: This is the first attempt systematically to explain the growth, background and ideology of the Targum to Isaiah. Its principal stages of development between the first and fourth centuries CE are described in order to understand as precisely as possible its hope for God's messianic vindication of his people. Chilton's work demonstrates the paradigmatic significance of the Isaiah Targum within the Prophets Targum as a whole, and convincingly places the Targum in its chronological and theological context.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; I: Introduction; II: Analysis of Characteristic Terms or Phrases; III: Conclusion; Appendix: 'Messiah' in Prophetic Targumim other than Isaiah; Notes; Index of References; Index of Authors.

This is the first attempt systematically to explain the growth, background and ideology of the Targum to Isaiah. Its principal stages of development between the first and fourth centuries CE are described in order to understand as precisely as possible its hope for God's messianic vindication of his people. Chilton's work demonstrates the paradigmatic significance of the Isaiah Targum within the Prophets Targum as a whole, and convincingly places the Targum in its chronological and theological context.

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