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The Twelve Prophets (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Old Testament, Volume XIV)

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Published by InterVarsity Press .
Written in English

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  • Biblical concordances & commentaries,
  • Old Testament,
  • Minor Prophets,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament,
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  • O.T,
  • Biblical Commentary - Old Testament,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Bible - Commentaries - Old Testament,
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  • Commentaries,
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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlberto Ferreiro (Editor), Thomas C. Oden (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8184764M
    ISBN 100830814841
    ISBN 109780830814848

    His style has not the flowing fulness of Joel, but charms the reader by its freshness and simplicity. That these contain an historic allusion to the exultation of the Edomites over the capture and plunder of Jerusalem cannot well be doubted. Nevertheless the prayerful student will find in them a rich treasury of divine truth, which will abundantly reward the labor bestowed upon it. His theme is the destruction of the enemies of God's people.

    From the connection of the context the passage in Micah is generally thought to be the original. As it is not usual that the descent of prophets should be given with such particularity, it has been assumed, with some probability, that this Hezekiah was the king of that name; though in this case we should have expected the addition "king of Judah. They also contain a prediction of the final reunion and restoration of "the house of Judah" and "the house of Joseph" ch. He opens his prophecies by reminding the people of God's great and distinguishing love towards them and their fathers, which they were so slow to acknowledge.

    Related Truth:. The prophecies of Joel, the son of Pethuel, give no specifications of place or time. The second chapter begins a sublime description of the process of this destruction by the invasion of foreign armies. The artistry of the book he authored has been widely praised. The Saviour's words, as recorded in Matt.


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The Twelve Prophets book

Note Hos 7.

BibleGateway

See the history in 2 Kingsand It was also to be in the day of that generation -- "in your days. Even within a single time period, there is a remarkable diversity of views. But since no mention is made of the burning of Jerusalem, some suppose that the prophet refers to an earlier capture, as that by the Philistines and Arabians under Jehoram.

After the fall of Jerusalem While some would find the similarities with Isaiah, Micah, and Amos, all dated mid-late 8th century, as evidence that Joel must date to a later period, the more obvious solution is that Joel is also a mid-late 8th century prophet, placed appropriately in the list of the Twelve whether according to the order of the MT or the LXX: The MT organizes the books in an apparently solely chronological order whether drawing on similarities in the books or other information regarding the actual dates of the authors prophecies is unknownwhile the LXX combines both chronological order and organization in the eighth century books according to books which are explicitly dated and those which are undated.

He was active at the same time as Isaiah, whose prophecies are recorded in first part of the long Biblical book bearing this name. Such a supposition, however, is contrary to scriptural usage, which in every other case prefixes to each of the prophetical books the author's proper name.

Major and Minor Prophetic Books of the Bible

Habakkuk is consumed with a burning desire to proclaim the glory of the Lord. In entire harmony with this historical notice is the character of his prophecies.

The reference is to a seal-ring, and the promise is that God will preserve Zerubbabel from all the assaults of the wicked. That some of these writings are obscure and of difficult interpretation cannot be denied. Verse 3. However it is important to note that chronology was not the only consideration, as "It seems that an emphatic focus on Jerusalem and Judah was [also] a main concern.

He first rebukes the people for their formality, and then proceeds to encourage them in the way of duty, adding glorious promises respecting the future prosperity of Judah and Jerusalem.

For the unrepentant, it will be swift and sudden judgment. The works are commonly studied together, and are consistently ordered in Jewish, Protestant and Catholic Bibles. Thus this sublime song is both a prayer for the renewal of God's wondrous works in the days of old and a prophecy of such a renewal.

See Ezek. The book essentially consists of three parts: The history of the conquest of the land 1— His theme is the destruction of the enemies of God's people.The Book of the Twelve Prophets is a multifaceted literary composition that functions simultaneously in all Jewish and Christian versions of the Bible as a single prophetic book and as a collection of twelve individual prophetic books.

Each of the twelve individual books—Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi—begins with its own. Lecture: The Book of the Twelve (Part 1) Introduction We now come to the last book in the Prophets and for us, this is the most unusual book of all, because it is the Book of the Twelve; that is, it is 12 prophets conceived as one book.

Twelve Minor Prophets

Afterwards, the words and deeds of the prophets were preserved in separate collections corresponding to the final seventeen books of the Old Testament, Isaiah through Malachi, often called the “latter prophets” or, sometimes the “literary prophets” because their words of each were written down as separate pieces of literature, rather.

There is generally no common material that binds together the works of the individual prophets that comprise the Twelve, but through Sweeney's commentary they stand together as a single, clearly defined book among the other prophetic books of the sylvaindez.com Book of the Twelve Prophets is a multifaceted literary composition that functions simultaneously in al Jewish and Christian versions of the Author: Marvin A.

Sweeney. It has been widely recognized that the Book of the Twelve, Hosea to Malachi, was considered a single composition in antiquity. Recent articles and monographs have discussed the internal clues to this composition, but there has been little effort to understand the way the New Testament authors quote from the Twelve in light of the compositional unity of the book.

This two-volume set is a literary commentary of the book of the Twelve Prophets. Building upon the author's previous work on the structure and literary coherence of the book of Isaiah, it attempts to read the book of the Twelve as a distinctive literary work with its own structure, themes and theological or ideological perspective.