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  • Contrast as a prominent poetic technique

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    In Ps. 30 we encounter poetic-literal contrasts. One of the main contrastive elements is the use of two opposite directions: going down to t ...

  • Faith overcomes physical strength

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    Already at the beginning of 1Sam, chap. 17 the narrator supplies detailed description of Goliath: He is tall, well equipped with armor and w ...

  • 1 Samuel 17 : 4

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    A champion of the Philistine forces stepped forward; his name was Goliath of Gath, and he was six cubits and a span tall. ...

  • Psalms 30 : 2

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    I extol You, O Lord, for You have lifted me up,and not let my enemies rejoice over me. ...

  • Plain-sense interpretation

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    Name of extra-biblical primary source Lemma three days Analysis •“Three days” is used in the Bible to convey the idea of a short duration, i ...

  • Ancient Near Eastern background

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    Name of extra-biblical primary source Lemma your nakedness may not be exposed Analysis In contrast to the modesty characteristic of the Bibl ...

  • Gender in NJPS

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration shemot benei yisra’el Lemma the names of the sons of Israel Critique of social-gender ascription This approp ...

  • Gender in NJPS

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration u-vnei yisra’el paru Lemma the Israelites were fertile Critique of social-gender ascription From here throug ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma He established households for them. Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glossary: Ta ...

  • Gender in NJPS

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration ’elohei ’avoteikhem Lemma The God of your fathers Critique of social-gender ascription To the text’s ancient ...

  • Gender in NJPS

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration poqed ‘avon ’avot ’al banim Lemma visiting the guilt of the parents upon the children Critique of social-gen ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma I the Lord am your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt Theme Theology Subtheme Describing revelation Original Source **Mekhil ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma I the Lord am your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt Theme Theology Subtheme Describing revelation Original Source **Mekhil ...

  • Gender in NJPS; Translating ’ish

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration liqtu mi-mennu ’ish lefi okhlo . . . ’ish la-’asher be-’oholo tiqqachu Lemma Gather as much of it as each of ...

  • Plain sense

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    Lemma Let the men go Analysis Exegesis depends upon the meaning of ’anashim, which, as I argue here{Cross-reference to footnote #17}, has a ...

  • Gender in NJPS; Translating ’ish

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    Lemma in Hebrew transliteration lo’ ra’u ’ish ’et ’achiv, ve-lo’ kamu ’ish mi-tachtav Lemma people could not see one another, and . . . no o ...