Genesis 1-11: A Commentary
This volume, covering Genesis 1-11, is concerned with what the author calls the story of primeval events. He looks at each part of the text from different angles, examining the literary form, the historical setting, the thrust of the narrative, as well as a commentary on the text itself.
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The Narrative Sections of Gen 111
Creation and Beginning
Further Narratives of Crime and Punishment in J
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Alten ancient animals Arpachshad Babylonian basic beginning begot belongs biblical blessing BrSynt Cain Cain and Abel Canaan Cassuto command conclusion context corresponds cosmogonies created creation of human creator curse Delitzsch described Dillmann divine documentary hypothesis E.A. Speiser earth Enkidu Enlil Enuma Elish Epic exegesis exegetes explanation Ezek flood narrative flood story follows garden genealogy Genesis Ges-K Gilgamesh God's gods Gunkel heaven Hebrew human existence humankind interpretation Israel Japheth king Lamech linked literary Literature Marduk meaning motif myth mythical narrated Noah occurs Old Testament origin parallel passage Pentateuch person present priestly primeval event primeval story Procksch punishment question relationship Religion sentence serpent Shem Skinner sons sons of Noah speak stage Sumerian theological tion tradition tree Ugaritic verb verse Vriezen W.F. Albright W.H. Schmidt whole woman word Yahweh Zimmerli