[b-hebrew] Tanach book order - different in Christian Bibles

Philippe Wajdenbaum pwajdenbaum at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 3 14:26:42 EDT 2006


It seems like my last message was not transfered. Did I make a mistake?

Philippe Wajdenbaum

>From: "K Randolph" <kwrandolph at gmail.com>
>To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Tanach book order - different in Christian Bibles
>Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 10:11:03 -0700
>You took this off line, I hope you do not mind my bringing it back online.
>Your answer below is what I was taught in class, by my professor no
>less. I never questioned him. You show up some discrepancies which
>make me question what I was taught (another one, 2 Chron. 24 merely
>states that Zacharia son of Jehoidah was murdered in the temple court,
>Jesus' statement was between the altar and temple).
>This brings up another question: did Jesus refer to a tradition
>concerning the death of Zachariah son of Barakiah that was not
>preserved in Tanakh, just as there was a tradition that Jeremiah was
>sawn apart (referenced in Hebrews 11:37)? If that is the case, then
>Jesus' statement is not a reference to the order of the books in
>Tanakh, but to the chronological first to last of the prophets
>mentioned in Tanakh who died because of their message.
>Does anyone on this list know of any such tradition?
>Karl W. Randolph.
>On 9/3/06, Yonah Mishael <yonahmishael at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The way that I understood the NT (granted, I'm not a Christian, so I
> > guess this doesn't matter) was that it indicated the Jewish order of
> > the books in Jesus' comment:
> >
> > "And so upon you will come all the righteous blood that has been shed
> > on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah
> > son of Berekiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar."
> > (Matthew 23:35, NIV)
> >
> > Supposedly Zechariah son of Berakiah, according to Jesus, was slain
> > between the Temple and the altar of burnt offerings. Actually, it was
> > Zechariah son of Jehoiada, and it comes in chapter 24 of 2 Chronicles.
> > (Z. son of Berekhya was the prophet who wrote the biblical book.) But,
> > in order to cover every murder in the Bible and bring their blood upon
> > his own generation, Jesus said, "From Abel (Genesis) to Zechariah (2
> > Chronicles)," which indicates the first and last book of the Bible as
> > it was known to Jesus... at least that's what I hear.
> >
> > *©*œ*•*?
> > Yonah
>b-hebrew mailing list
>b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org

More information about the b-hebrew mailing list