Jeremiah 21-36: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary, Volume 21, Part 2
This second book of the three-volume Anchor Bible Commentary offers an astute translation and commentary on the middle sixteen chapters of Jeremiah. Important themes in the present volume include injustice within Judah's royal house, sexual immorality among the clergy, and true versus false prophecy. Yet the prophet who thundered Yahweh's judgment was also the one who gave the remnant people--in oracle and in symbolic action--a promise and a hope, expressed climactically in a new and eternal covenant for future days. Here too is the only report in the Bible of an accredited scribe writing up a scroll of oracles for public reading at the Temple.
This magisterial work of scholarship is sure to be essential to any biblical studies curriculum. "Jeremiah 21-36 draws on the best biblical scholarship to further our understanding of this preeminent prophet and his message to the world.
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4QJerc ancient attributed to haplography Babylonian Baruch Biblical book of Jeremiah Book of Restoration Bright Calvin chap Cornill covenant David delete Deut divine due to haplography Duhm Edom Egypt Ephraim evil exiles Ezek Gemariah Giesebrecht Hananiah haplography homoeoarcton haplography homoeoteleuton Hebrew Holladay house of Yahweh Hyatt inclusio Isaiah Israel Janzen Jehoiachin Jehoiakim Jere Jeremiah Jerusalem Judahite judgment Kimhi king of Babylon king of Judah Lachish lament land later listen LXX omits McKane means MESSAGE AND AUDIENCE messenger formula miah narrative nations Nebuchadrezzar Note occurs oracle of Yahweh pace petuhah phrase poem poetry preaching present verse priests princes promise prophecy prophets prose Rashi reading Rechabites reign Rhetoric and Composition Rudolph scribe scroll Shaphan Shemaiah shepherds speak spoken sword Symm Temple term Theod tion translated verb Volz Weiser word of Yahweh Yahweh of hosts Yahweh says yoke Zedekiah Zion