SV: Elohim -- human or divine in Psalm 82?

Rolf Furuli furuli at
Thu Aug 31 10:24:41 EDT 2000

Ian Hutchesson wrote:

>At 15.03 31/08/00 +0200, Rolf Furuli wrote:
>>Angels are also
>>called )E:lohim; compare Psalm 8:5-7 and Hebrews 2:6,7. The same was true
>>at Qumran.
>Dear Rolf,
>If you have them at hand, what are a few references from Qumran.

Dear Ian,

Look at "Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice" (4Q403), particularly 30-45 and
4Q405. See also Deuteronomy 32:32:43 in 4QDta. As to the Tanach, see Psalm
97:7 and 138:1 where angels are called  )E:lohim.



Rolf Furuli
University of Oslo

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