CHESED=Grace

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Thu Jan 17 19:49:29 EST 2002



Not according to the Deuteronomist!
According to him, no other king walked in the ways of YHWH the way that
David did. I wonder if DTR knew that David committed adultery
and had the husband killed, little minor details like that.
Liz



The "Deuteronomist" was G-d, and yes G-d knows everything

Shoshanna




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Kirk [mailto:Peter_Kirk at sil.org]
> Sent: Thu, January 17, 2002 6:45 PM
> To: 'Lisbeth S. Fried'; 'Biblical Hebrew'
> Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
>
>
> Yes, this makes sense here, especially in parallel with BERIT. But then
> the covenant with David was rather one-sided and unconditional, more
> God's promises to him with no specified reciprocal obligations.
>
> Peter Kirk
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lisbeth S. Fried [mailto:lizfried at umich.edu]
> > Sent: 17 January 2002 23:09
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> >
> > I actually think here it stands for the whole
> > relationship between God and David, it's a
> > synonym for the brit.
> > What do you think?
> > Liz
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Peter Kirk [mailto:Peter_Kirk at sil.org]
> > > Sent: Thu, January 17, 2002 2:05 PM
> > > To: 'Lisbeth S. Fried'; 'Biblical Hebrew'
> > > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> > >
> > >
> > > In the context, this is surely a case of the objective genitive
> which
> > > Søren mentions i.e. God is faithful/loving/committed towards David.
> NRSV
> > > gets the direction correct with "my steadfast, sure love for David",
> > > although I am not so sure that "love" is appropriate.
> > >
> > > Peter Kirk
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Lisbeth S. Fried [mailto:lizfried at umich.edu]
> > > > Sent: 17 January 2002 15:54
> > > > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > > > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> > > >
> > > > Isaiah 55:3
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Glenn Blank [mailto:glennblank at earthlink.net]
> > > > > Sent: Wed, January 16, 2002 6:37 PM
> > > > > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > > > > Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > >From: "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu>
> > > > > >To: Biblical Hebrew <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> > > > > >Subject: RE: CHESED=Grace
> > > > > >Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 14:14:36 -0500
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > >The hesed of David wouldn't refer to his mercy to GOd,
> > > > > >but his loyalty.
> > > > > >Liz
> > > > >
> > > > > Where do you have the "hesed of David" in the Scripture?  I
> don't
> > > > remember
> > > > > seeing it, only God's "hesed" to David.
> > > > >
> > > > > glenn blank
> > > > > Pensacola FL
> > > > >
> >
> >
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