[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53 read within the book as a whole

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Mon May 24 14:31:22 EDT 2004


> 
> > > >I have put my spirit upon him (certainly as a result of
> > > being the Messiah, the Anointed One, to enable him to carry
> > > out my purpose).< No, spirit was on the prophets without them
> > > being messiahs.
> > You're saying that Cyrus was not annointed and so didn't receive
> > the spirit???
> I say that not everyone with spirit is a savior and - in your
> interpretation - not every mention of the one with spirit goes about
> Cyrus.
> There are other people with spirit.
Of course there are.

> 
> > > > > > , in 48:14ff, in 49
> > > > > > obviously not in vs.3,4?
> > > > > I omit "Israel" in 3.
> > > > Omit it also from the discussion with Abram, and you would  get
> > > >Persians a chosen nation Israel was formed to bring Israel back to
> > > >YHWH? (vs 5)?
> > > I would say that 5-7 is an insert. When spotting
> > > interpolation, we should look for the purpose. No purpose in
> > > inserting Israel in vs.3.
> > Certainly there is.
> > A later editor saw Israel as the servant, that's all.
> Tanakh generally lacks this type of the "clarification" inserts common in
> the NT.
There are tons. My teacher, Prof. Krahmalkov pointed
out a whole long list to us. I think Tov discusses it
also in his book.

> 
> > > >Guilt is not a precondition of responsibility.
> > > >I'm responsible if my children damage something.
> > > Only if you are guilty of negligence.
> > I'm responsible anyway.
> Nope. Check with your attorney. Perhaps in the States the courts construe
> negligence widely, to cover every damage, but all the same the guilt of
> negligence is a precondition of responsibility.
You can't watch your kids every minute.
My son got into a driving accident.
We paid the damages.

Best,
Liz
> 
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Vadim
> 
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