singular and plural for Isaiah's servant
lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Jan 19 19:40:38 EST 2001
> > > From: Dan Wagner [mailto:Dan.Wagner at datastream.net]
> > >
> > > > 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.
> Who imposed that rule upon them? How can we know that?
I learned this in Bible School.
>Are we at
> liberty to
> make them do whatever we want? Why wouldn't they want to subtract to
> accomplish their subtle agenda? What could prevent them?
However, there are a lot of subtractions if you compare Chronicles to Kings.
OTOH, Auld argues there are no subtractions, both the Chronicler and the
DtrH added to a common source each in his own way. I find his arguments
> (Obviously i don't accept RC, at least not on this kind of a theological
> agenda-based level.)
> Dan Wagner
> You are currently subscribed to b-hebrew as: [lizfried at umich.edu]
> To unsubscribe, forward this message to
> To subscribe, send an email to join-b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu.
More information about the b-hebrew