Cantos and Strophes in Biblical Hebrew Poetry III: Psalms by Pieter van der Lugt

By Pieter van der Lugt

This quantity offers with the rhetoric, the formal and thematic framework, of Psalms 90-150 (the Fourth and 5th publication of the Psalter). it's the end of the Psalms venture all started with Psalms 1-41, OTS fifty three (2006) , and persevered with Psalms 42-89, OTS fifty seven (2010). Formal and thematic units exhibit that the psalms are composed of a constant development of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal units in particular contain quantitative stability at the point of the cantos when it comes to verselines, verbal repetitions, and (on the extent of the strophes) transition markers. The quantitative method of a psalm by way of verselines, cola and/or phrases commonly essentially discloses a focal message. this large research is rounded off by way of an up to date creation to the canto layout of biblical poetry (including the publication of task, Lamentations, the Songs of Songs, Deutero-Isaiah and different significant poems of the Hebrew Bible).

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10b (epiphora); see also -k in v. 10a vv. 11–13: suffix -k, vv. 12a+b (epiphora); see also tdrk in v. 13a prep. b-, vv. 12b root drk, vv. 13a! (inclusion); see also rgl in v. 12b prep. ‘l, vv. 13a! 2 psalm 91 vv. 2 prep. b- + suffix -y, vv. 16b (inclusion); see also -y in v. 14b and prep. b- in v. hw, vv. ; see also yˇsw‘ty in v. 16b suffix -hw, vv. 16a (exactly lineair); see also -hw in vv. 14b, 15c (2×) and 16b (and suffix -w in v. rh/byˇsw‘ty, vv. 15b and 16b resp. (antithetic parallelism; exactly lineair) Within the canticles vv.

11) > 89,39; gbwrh (v. 10) > 89,14; ‘bdyk (vv. sdk (v. ; root rnn (v. 14) > 89,13; root ‘nh (v. 15) > 89,23; root kwn (v. 38. Cf. further 90,3–6 with 89,48–49 (about human transitoriness). 8 Bibliography S. Schreiner, ‘Erw¨ agungen zur Struktur des 90. Psalms’, Biblica 59 (1978), pp. 80–90; P. Auffret, ‘Essai sur la structure litt´eraire du Psaume 90’, Biblica 61 (1980), pp. -P. M¨ uller, ‘Der 90. Psalm. Ein Paradigma exegetischer Aufgaben’, ZThK 81 25 26 For the ‘lineare Entfaltung’ of the poem, see also K¨ ockert (2009), p.

6). A fool cannot understand this; ultimately, the evildoers shall be destroyed (vv. 7–8; metaphor of a plant). 2). 1 You are exalted, O Lord, for ever (v. 9); your enemies will surely be destroyed (v. 10; cf. vv. 7–8). You delivered me from my enemies (vv. 11–12; cf. vv. ). 2 The righteous will enjoy prosperity and dwell in God’s presence (vv. 13–14; metaphor of a plant, also v. 15 and cf. v. 8). In old age, they still praise the Lord (vv. 15–16). twb, v. 2a vocative: ‘lywn, v. 2b mh, v. 6a vocative: yhwh, v.

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