[b-hebrew] Re:2Sam1:15:16, temporal sequence

Paul Zellmer pzellmer at sc.rr.com
Sat Aug 30 13:55:33 EDT 2003

No need to apologize, Doris.  I personally think this explanation works even
under the strictly linguistic view of the text.  The critical interpretation
credits the author, the linguistic credits David himself, speaking at the

Your previous post just didn't clarify your complete thoughts on the matter.

Paul Zellmer

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> I apologize - I strayed from the strictly linguistic to  the
> critical  text
> interpretation where it is plausible that the AUTHOR wished to
> exonerate The
> King  from a serious transgression (murder)  and appended  verse
> 16. This then
> might explain the sequence, i.e. the King speaking (justifying
> himself) AFTER
> the deed was done.
> Doris
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