By Charlotte Hempel, Judith M. Lieu
This assortment contains eighteen papers through acquaintances, colleagues and scholars of Michal A. Knibb at the topic of the transmission of biblical traditions in a number of contexts. typically the articles care for the transmission of biblical traditions within the types, the pseudepigrapha, at Qumran, and in early Christian writings. the gathering as an entire sincerely demonstrates the way biblical traditions have been formed and re-shaped creatively within the biblical, early Jewish and Christian literature.
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Minneapolis: Fortress, 2001), p. 144. 26 Translation taken from J. Tromp, The Assumption of Moses. A Critical Edition with Commentary (SVTP 10. Leiden: Brill, 1993), pp. 232–5. 27 In characterising the response of the natural world, the author of this passage takes up the motif of the darkening of the sun and the moon, which in the OT is associated with the “day of the Lord”. 28 An interesting feature of this passage is the transportation of Israel to heaven on the wings of an eagle (vv. 8–9). In 1 Enoch 52–53 (from the Similitudes of Enoch) and 4 Ezra 13:1–13, “coming of God” imagery is applied to the appearance of the divine representative.
Other cases of this sort occur at Jeremiah 7c, 8, Ezekiel 12, 15, 20, Daniel 6, 7, 13, Hosea 2, Habakkuk 10, Zechariah 6, Nathan 2–4, Joad 1b, Zechariah (II) 2. 32 Although the Arabic translation otherwise seems to be based, often in an abbreviated form, on Greek An1, rather than Syriac, it also provides a name, though a diﬀerent one, ‘Qi†on’: see O. Löfgren, “An Arabic Recension of the Vitae Prophetarum”, Orientalia Suecana 25/6 (1976/7) 77–105. the LIVES OF THE PROPHETS in syriac 33 Inner Syriac Developments Abbreviation This is a characteristic of several of the later forms of text; this feature is already attested in Theodore bar Koni, and it is also found in the independent manuscript tradition of the Lives, in both West and East Syriac manuscripts.
Mic 1:4). He destroys those who gather to make war against him with a stream of ﬁre, a breath of ﬂames and a storm of sparks, projecting from his mouth (cf. 30 The use of “coming of God” language in these portraits of the advent of the divine agent in these passages is a signiﬁcant parallel to the use of such language in NT parousia texts. 32 It is connected with ﬁnal salvation and judge- 27 See further J. Tromp, Assumption, pp. 233–5. Tromp, Assumption, p. 234. 29 The manlike one of 4 Ezra 13 is clearly the “one like a son of man” of Dan 7:13.
Biblical Traditions in Transmission: Essays in Honour of Michael A. Knibb (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism) by Charlotte Hempel, Judith M. Lieu