singular and plural for Isaiah's servant
lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Jan 19 19:14:26 EST 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Wagner [mailto:Dan.Wagner at datastream.net]
> Sorry, i overlooked a section...
> > 3rd-I doesn't like Cyrus being called the Servant, Messiah, etc.
> OK, this explains my posted question: "[Why would your
> "Trito-Isaiah" insert
> it, anyway?]." But if you're right, he didn't do a good job
> editing the text
> of Isa. 45:1 where Cyrus is called God's "messiah."
Redactors don't subtract, they just add.
> > But it makes no sense, without a great deal of juggling, to
> > have Israel bring Israel back.
> Well, i'll grant that your characterization of the view doesn't make much
> sense, though i can explain it fairly well (i think). But
> according to some
> it would be "off-list," so other than the hints i've made already, i'll
> leave it to your curiosity! :)
Over my head.
> Dan Wagner
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