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By David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

This quantity honours the unique contribution to Hebrew Bible stories over 4 a long time by way of Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of religious study within the collage of Sheffield. Her designated pursuits have lain, first, within the glossy literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings was once Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond zone has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; the following her striking contributions have been Fragmented ladies: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical ladies. a more moderen, and now nearly favorite, topic is the Bible and cultural experiences, in particular the Bible and artwork. Key works the following were a sequence of edited volumes, corresponding to past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and movie. Her fourth region of constant curiosity has been the music of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive remark within the previous testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her associates and co-workers supply her papers on these kind of issues. numerous are on or round the music of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and issues of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural stories are represented by means of Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback by means of Michael Fox, Edwin solid, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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The phrase is puzzling, in that sanctity and purity belong to different spheres. It is also true that our oldest surviving witness to the text (4QSama) does not attest mt[m’th; and that suggests that our interpretation of the scene should concentrate on mtqdšt. Unless there is a clear indication to the contrary, the action described in the participle mtqdšt should be understood as contemporaneous with the action in the previous main clause ‘[and he lay with her] while she was …’ The hithpael of a Hebrew verb can describe what one does to or for oneself: mtqdšt could mean ‘was consecrating herself’.

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Apart from 2 Sam. 12, ‘lock’ (n‘l) is used only once more in the Hebrew Bible (Judg. 23-24). And further links appear to conrm the literary connection: (a) The very next verse of the Song begins 5. In the Book of Two Houses, ‘was not willing’ is used only in 3ms (1 Sam. 4; 2 Sam. 19—and possibly also 2 Sam. 10, cf. 1 Chron. 13; and 1 Chron. 19, cf. 2 Sam. 19). In 3ms, it is found in [other] Samuel–Kings pluses also in 2 Sam. 4—and with other subjects in 1 Sam. 23. 6. Uniquely in Gen. 5, 8 the verb has a female subject: ‘if the woman is not willing …’ AULD Contexts for Tamar 29 with šlh[yk (your shoots, or channels), cognate with šlh[ (send), a key verb of 2 Samuel 13 (vv.

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