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Stimulation from Leiden

Collected Communications to the XVIIIth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Leiden 2004


Hermann Michael Niemann and Matthias Augustin

Contents: Craig Y. S. Ho: The Supplementary Combination of the Two Creation Stories in Genesis 1-3 – S. Van Den Eynde: «May You Become Thousands of Myriads! (Gen 24,60)». A Gender Analysis of Blessing in Gen 11,24-25,7 – Jan-Wim Wesselius: Alternation of Divine Names as a Literary Device in Genesis and Exodus – Erik Eynikel: The Riddle of Samson: Judges 14 – Christa Schäfer-Lichtenberger: Die Aufstiegsgeschichte Davids – Daniel Bodi: Was Abigail a Scarlet Woman? A Point of Rabbinic Exegesis in Light of Comparative Material – Andrés Piquer Otero: Flies, Idols and Oracles. On a Collection of Variants to MT in 2Kgs 1 – Anthony Abela: When Tradition Prevails over Good Parsing. Reconsidering the Translation of Is 53,11b – Simone Paganini: Der Übergang von Deutero- zu Trito-Jesaja: zu Jes 56,9 – Karin Schöpflin: The Destructive and Creative Word of the Prophet in the Book of Ezekiel – Paul M. Joyce: Ezek. 20.32-38: A Problem Text for the Theology of Ezekiel – Carla Sulzbach: Nebuchadnezzar in Eden? Daniel 4 and Ezekiel 28 – SD (Fanie) Snyman: Eretz and Adama in Amos – Agustinus Setiawidi: Satirical Message of Jonah – Teresa Stanek: The Theological Message of the Book of Ruth in the Light of the Masoretic Text – Phil J. Botha: Psalm 67 in its Literary and Ideological Context – Alphonso Groenewald: «Indeed - The Zeal for Your House has Consumed Me!»: Possible Historical Background to Psalm 69:10 ab – Johann Cook: Exegesis in the Septuagint of Proverbs – HJM (Hans) van Deventer: Tampering with Texts and Translations: the Case of Daniel 1 and 7 – Marius Nel: View of Time in Ancient Cultures, and the Origin of Apocalypticism in Jewish Thought in the Centuries before Christ – André Lemaire : Hiwwites, Perizzites et Girgashites : Essai d’Identification Ethnique – Frances Klopper: Springs and Wells in the Religious Conceptual World of Israel Through Ancient Near Eastern Iconography – Martin Prudký: The Two Versions of the Sabbath-Commandment: Structural Similarities – Robin Gallaher Branch: Understudy to Star: The Courageous Audacity of an Israelite Slave Girl – Chaim Cohen: Modern Biblical Hebrew Lexicography. - Three Issues of Methodology: 1. Homonymy vs. Polysemy; 2. Poetic Semantically Equivalent B-Words; 3. Sumerian Determinatives on Akkadian Parallel Terms – Evangelia G. Dafni: ΣПΛАГХΝА im Altgriechischen Schrifttum und in der Septuaginta. - Zur Anthropologie der Septuaginta – Min Suc Kee: Semantic Development of mlk within the Council System of ancient Mesopotamia – Alexandra Grund: Der gebärende Gott. Zur Geburtsmetaphorik in Israels Gottesrede.