Major Poems of the Hebrew Bible

At the Interface of Prosody and Structural Analysis, Volume IV: Job 15-42

J.P. Fokkelman

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€168,00
$224.00
ISBN13: 
9789023240723
Publication Date: 
January 2004
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
466 pp.
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ISSN: 
0081-6914
Volume: 
47

Godwin Mhuriyashe Mushayabasa, North-West University

In this book, Godwin Mushayabasa employs a frame semantics approach to analyse the linguistic level of translation as well as the faithfulness with which the translation was handled.
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Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274426
Publication date: 
October 2014

Edited by Klaas Smelik and Karolien Vermeulen, Ghent University

In this volume twelve contributions discuss the relevance, accuracy, potential, and possible alternatives to a literary reading of ancient Jewish writings, especially the Hebrew Bible.
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Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258198
Publication date: 
September 2013

Gideon R. Kotzé, University of Stellenbosch

In The Qumran Manuscripts of Lamentations, Gideon Kotzé draws on text-critical analyses to establish how the content of the biblical book differs in the four Lamentations manuscripts from Qumran when compared to the Masoretic text and the ancient translations.
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Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236844
Publication date: 
July 2013

Oliver Glanz, VU University Amsterdam

In Understanding Participant-Reference Shifts in the Book of Jeremiah methodological reflections lead to a text-phenomenological investigation of the origins and functions of participant-reference shifts.
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Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241886
Publication date: 
November 2012

Reinoud Oosting, Leiden University

In The Role of Zion/Jerusalem in Isaiah 40–55 Reinoud Oosting offers a linguistic and literary analysis of the Biblical Hebrew text of Isaiah 40-55, focusing on the depiction of Zion/Jerusalem in these chapters.
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Volume: 
59
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232983
Publication date: 
November 2012

Jan P. Fokkelman

Fokkelman presents the Hebrew and the English text of Job in its original contours and proportions (412 strophes, 165 stanzas), weighs the poet’s precision (who counted his syllables on all text levels) and redraws the portrait of the hero: integrity vindicated.
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Volume: 
58
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231580
Publication date: 
June 2012

W.Th. van Peursen, J.W. Dyk (eds)

This volume in honour of Eep Talstra focusses on the function of tradition in the formation and reception of the Bible, and the role of the innovations brought about by ICT in reconsidering existing interpretations of texts, grammatical concepts, and lexicographic practices.
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Volume: 
57
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210615
Publication date: 
October 2011

Shamai Gelander

Each of the four chapters of the book focuses on a different aspect of the division between Judah and Israel: between the Northern and Southern prophets, between the Jacob and Abraham narratives, between the Exodus and the Zion traditions and the circumstances of unification.
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Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203464
Publication date: 
May 2011

Pierre Van Hecke

Drawing on the insights of functional grammar and cognitive semantics, this book offers a detailed linguistic analysis of Job 12-14 and a fresh exegetical reading of Job's longest and central speech in the book.
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Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188358
Publication date: 
December 2010

Francesco Zanella

This book provides an exhaustive analysis of the semantic domain of ‘gift’ in Ancient Hebrew. The investigation focuses on the single lexemes and provides an overall picture of the developments of the lexical field across the linguistic layers of Ancient Hebrew.
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Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178731
Publication date: 
July 2010

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