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By Claire Mathews McGinnis, Patricia K. Tull (eds.)

This ebook bargains a selective survey of the historical past of Isaiah's reception over the process millennia, from the Septuagint and early models, carrying on with during the centuries in Jewish and Christian exegesis, and concluding with the past due 20th century. every one bankruptcy contains an introductory survey of Isaiah's interpretation inside of a specific historic context, after which pursues a selected side of Isaiah's reception through one among Isaiah's many readers in that point interval. Contributing authors signify a large choice of experts within the fields of bible study, rabbinics, and Christian historical past and theology. Aimed basically at students operating within the fields of religious study, hermeneutics, and the background of interpretation. it is going to even be of curiosity to clergy and lecturers.

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H. ; Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1974), 409–20. Mcginnis and tull: remembering the former things 25 As the Protestant Reformation movement drew a variety of followers and began to splinter into opposing groups, different approaches to the exegesis of Isaiah emerged. In her contribution to this volume, “ ‘Becoming a Part of Israel’: John Calvin’s Exegesis of Isaiah,” Amy Plantinga Pauw explores the interpretation of Isaiah during this period with a focus on John Calvin. Like some of his medieval predecessors, Calvin read Hebrew and showed familiarity with rabbinic exegesis.

For discussions of both of these as well as Abraham Calov and Campegius Vitringa, see also Childs, Struggle to Understand Isaiah, 230–50; and Childs, “Hermeneutical Reflections on C. Vitringa, Eighteenth-Century Interpreter of Isaiah,” in In Search of True Wisdom: Essays in Old Testament Interpretation in Honour of Ronald E. Clements (ed. E. Ball; JSOTSup 300; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999), 89–98. 26 “as those who are taught” Lowth’s Eighteenth-Century Commentary on Isaiah,” Stansell reintroduces Lowth’s two important works, Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews and Isaiah: A New Translation; with a Preliminary Dissertation, and Notes, Critical, Philological, and Explanatory.

26. ” 39 xp# to lp#, a word that does indeed produce variations of tapeinou~n. Nev- ertheless, it looks like conscious exegesis rather than accident. Targum Jonathan swerves similarly but by an independent route: it uses dyb(#w (“and he shall enslave”). The conversion continues with mt’s dqdq, which almost certainly refers to the daughters’ physical head or skull. lxx reads dqdq metaphorically as a reference to social caste, much as #)r is routinely understood in social contexts. The result is a)rxou&saj.

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