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Pesher Nahum (4Q pNahum) reconsidered

Yigael Yadin

Pesher Nahum (4Q pNahum) reconsidered

by Yigael Yadin

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Published by Ahva, Co.op Press in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dead Sea scrolls. -- O.T. -- Nahum.,
  • Bible.,
  • Habakkuk commentary.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementY. Yadin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12p., 1 leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18649120M

      In Pesher Nahum, one of the “continuous pesharim” from Qumran, successive verses from the biblical book of Nahum are interpreted as reflecting historical realities of the 1st century BCE. This composition is a significant source of data for a number of areas of inquiry within Qumran studies including history, exegesis, halakha, theology. The description of this group as “seeking easy interpretations” – literally, “they inquired about smooth things” [dareshu bechalaqoth] – is significant, because this language appears frequently in another of the Pesharim, the Pesher on Nahum. For instance, column 2 of that work contains commentary on Nahum , which is cited first.

    Book: Ch.V. Select book from A-Z list, enter Pesher Hebrew for ‘commentary’ and particularly used for commentaries on the OT in the Dead Sea scrolls, which looked for hidden meanings in the text which were seen to apply to and to justify the community's way of life. 4Q Pesher Nahum: A Critical Edition, by Gregory L. Doudna. JSPSup Copenhagen International Series 8. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, Pp. $ This hook is a published version of the author's disputais that was submitted to the University of Copenhagen.

    Pesher Nahum: texts and studies in Jewish history and literature from antiquity through the Middle Ages presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb / edited by Joel L. Kraemer and Michael G. Wechsler with the participation of Fred Donner, Joshua Holo, and Dennis Pardee. Pesher Nahum: Texts and Studies in Jewish History from Antiquity through the Middle Ages Presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb. Edited by JOEL L. KRAEMER and MICHAEL G. WECHSLER. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization, vol. Chicago: THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE, Pp. xxiv + Author: Yaron Z. Eliav.


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Pesher Nahum (4Q pNahum) reconsidered by Yigael Yadin Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE PESHER NAHUM SCROLL FROM QUMRAN An Exegetical Study of 4Q BY ing his suggestions, the structure of this book has been greatly improved. Needless to say, responsibility for the flaws that remain is solely my own. I would like to thank my parents Mr. Sidney Goldsmith h"[andFile Size: 2MB.

Pesher Nahum: Texts and Studies in Jewish History and Literature from Antiquity through the Middle Ages Presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb.

SAOC Joel L. Kraemer and Michael G. Wechsler, eds., with the participation of Fred Donner, Joshua Holo, and Dennis Pardee.

"Kittim" As Romans. Where the lion went, a lion's cub to come there [with none to disturb] (Nahum ) [Its pesher refers to Deme]trius king of Greece who sought to enter Jerusalem on the counsel of the seekers-of-smooth-things.

[And he did not enter, for God did not give Jerusalem] into the hand of the kings of Greece, from Antiochus until the appearance of the rulers of the Kittim. 4Q Pesher Nahum has long been considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Scrolls. Doudna's comprehensive critical edition presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken by: 3.

PESHER (Heb. פֵּשֶׁר), word meaning "interpretation." It occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible: "Who Pesher Nahum book as the wise man. and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing?" (Eccl.

However, the Aramaic word peshar occurs 31 times in the Aramaic portion of Daniel, where it mainly refers to dream interpretation. In Qumran texts, it usually occurs after a biblical quotation, introducing. The Commentary on Habakkuk (Pesher Habakkuk, 1QpHab), is a relative complete scroll ( m long) and one of the seven original Dead Sea Scrolls discovered in caves of Qumran in It interprets the first two chapters of the biblical book of the prophet Habakkuk and comprises 13 columns written in Hebrew, in a clear, square Herodian script.

Like Pesher Habakkuk (1QpHab) and Pesher Psalms a (4Q), Pesher Nahum (4Q), is a well-developed specimen of the pesher genre, a type of contemporizing biblical exegesis peculiar to Qumran. Pesher Nahum features an even balance of quoted biblical text and pesher interpretation, numerous exegetical devices, and a substantial amount of historical allusion.

: Pesher Nahum: Texts and Studies in Jewish History and Literature from Antiquity through the Middle Ages Presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization) (): Kraemer, Joel L., Wechsler, M. G.: BooksFormat: Paperback. Pharisees and Sadducees in Pesher Nahum, Lawrence H.

Schiffman. The Dead Sea Scrolls Minhah le-Nahum- biblical and other studies presented to Nahum M. Sarna in honour of his 70th birthday, JSOT Press, Sheffieldp Ever since its discovery in Qumran Cave 4, scholars have realized that the significance of Pesher Nahum (4QpNah) goes way beyond its value for.

4Q Pesher Nahum has long been considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Scrolls.

Doudna's comprehensive critical edition presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken : Hardcover. The underlying premise of this study is the close relationship between Pesher Nahum (4Q) and its biblical base-text.

Historical and literary considerations, as well as theological, sociological, halakhic, textual, and linguistic data, are examined in terms of their exegetical by: 8.

Free Online Library: Pesher Nahum: Texts and Studies in Jewish History from Antiquity through the Middle Ages Presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb.(Book review) by "The Journal of the American Oriental Society"; Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Books Book reviews.

4Q Pesher Nahum: A Critical Edition Doudna, Gregory L. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, pp. $ Series Information Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement Series 35; Copenhagen International Series 8. The first three-quarters of the book presents a thorough and painstaking reconstruction of the text of the Nahum pesher (4QpNah), a commentary on Nahum found at Qumran.

Doudna’s reconstruction uses approximately four times the space to publish the scroll than is customary for such scholarly works, but provides a correspondingly clear and full presentation of the issues and the reasons for.

The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah are often neglected by pastor and people alike, to the loss of all concerned. Recently discovered witnesses of the text of Nahum, including the Pesher of Nahum (4QpNah) (; see n. 2 in the introduction).

Throughout the book Nahum’s prophecies deal with Nineveh’s doom, its eventual. 4Q Pesher Nahum has long been considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Scrolls. Doudna's comprehensive critical edition presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken text.

Areas of focus include Author: Gregory Doudna. The underlying premise of this study is the close relationship between Pesher Nahum (4Q) and its biblical base-text. Historical and literary considerations, as well as theological, sociological, halakhic, textual, and linguistic data, are examined in terms of their exegetical functions.

This edition includes a transcription and translation of 4QpNah, with textual notes. Get this from a library. The Pesher Nahum scroll from Qumran: an exegetical study of 4Q [Shani Tzoref] -- Annotation The underlying premise of this study is the close relationship between Pesher Nahum (4Q) and its biblical base-text.

Historical and literary considerations, as well as theological. 4Q Pesher Nahum has long been considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Scrolls.

Doudna's comprehensive critical edition presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken text. Areas of focus include text-critical implications, scribal practices, and formal and composition patterns common throughout.

The fact that Pilate was dismissed in late AD 36 (Ant, ) dates the Nahum pesher bef as they would have gloated over his removal. The Herodian hand of the Nahum pesher is a strong indication that it was composed in the Christian period, once it is admitted that it is not a copy of an earlier work.

Book Information 4Q Pesher Nahum has long been considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Scrolls. Doudna's comprehensive critical edition presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken : Gregory Doudna.The underlying premise of this study is the close relationship between Pesher Nahum (4Q) and its biblical base-text.

Historical and literary considerations, as well as theological, sociological, halakhic, textual, and linguistic data, are examined in terms of their exegetical by: 8. For instance, chapter 6 is devoted to the identification of spacing patterns (vacats and the like) in Pesher Nahum and other pesharim in order to facilitate efforts torestore the text in subsequent chapters.

This chapter offers a table on pp. –5 outlining ‘Spacing data in 4QpNah’.Author: Charlotte Hempel.