By J a Emerton

ISBN-10: 9004106871

ISBN-13: 9789004106871

This quantity publishes the papers given by means of invitation on the 15th Congress of the overseas association for the research of the outdated testomony, which was once held at Cambridge in July 1995, less than the Presidency of J.A. Emerton. The articles disguise a variety of topics suitable to the learn of the previous testomony, and mirror the continued debate on quite a few subject matters one of the world's top modern outdated testomony students.

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Iv 6). Knorina's work, which is too technical to present here in detail, is a contribution towards a linguistic explanation of the process whereby these types of metaphors may be interpreted. Exploring categories of images and analysing the linguistic construction of metaphors are just two of many approaches to the study of metaphor. In the remainder of this paper I will present interpretations of selected metaphors in specific contexts. I have limited my analysis to short passages, and therefore have not addressed the equally important issue' of metaphors that structure entire poems.

R. A. Briggs, A Hebrew and Engfish Lexicon 0/ the Old Testament (Oxford, 1907). R. Biesenthai and F. Leberecht, Rabbi Davidi Kimchi Radicum fiber (Berlin, 1847). S. Wb hmkwnh psyqf zwtrf 2 (Wilna, 1880). F. Buhl-see W. Gesenius. CAD-The Assyrian Dictionary (Chicago 1956-). A. ", VT 42 (1992), pp. 1-10. ), The Dictionary o! Classical Hebrew I (Sheffield, 1993), and 11 (1995). CTA = A. Herdner, Corpus des textes en cuneiformes alphabetiques decouvertes aRas Shamra-Ugarit de 1929 a 1939 (Paris, 1963).

T'irubböt hassämayim This image contrasts with the malle ability of the sky in the previous set of verses. Here the sky is a strong and solid structure. 4. The sky is a source of provisions: grain, food, water. This is a more circumscribed category and does not refer to ordinary provisions. In Ps. lxxviii 24 manna is "grain of (or from) the sky", and in Ps. cv 40 the quail is "the food/meat of (or from) the sky", Job xxxviii 37 speaks of "bottles of the sky" in the sense of the source of precipitation.

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