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

UUC unikom at paco.net
Mon May 24 15:30:32 EDT 2004


> > > > > > > , 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.
That's the matter of opinion, I guess.

> > > > >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.
You wouldn't in Judea  :)

Best regards,

Vadim




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