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Author Noegel, Scott B.

Title Janus parallelism in the Book of Job / Scott B. Noegel
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 223
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 223
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO JANUS PARALLELISM; Chapter 2 PREVIOUS RESEARCH REGARDING JANUS PARALLELISM; Chapter 3 JANUS PARALLELISM IN THE BOOK OF JOB; Chapter 4 CONCLUSION; Appendix 1 HITHERTO UNRECOGNIZED EXTRA-JOBIAN JANUS PARALLELS; Appendix 2 JANUS PARALLELS IN EXTRA-BIBLICAL SOURCES; Appendix 3 JANUS PARALLELS PROPOSED BY OTHERS BUT REJECTED; Appendix 4 WORKS ON PARONOMASIA; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary Noegel here examines instances of Janus parallelism in the Hebrew Bible with particular attention to the book of Job, and with excursuses on the device in other ancient Near Esatern literatures. The author finds the punning device integral to the book of Job, serving a referential function. Within the context of dialogue and debate, the polysemous statements resemble a poetry contest among the participants (Job, his friends, and Elihu). The book also treats the relationship between wordplay and wisdom literature; polysemy as preserved in the Greek, Aramaic, Latin, and Syriac translations; and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-209) and indexes
Notes Chiefly English text with some Hebrew
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Subject Bible. Job -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Job -- Language, style
Bible. Job.
Hebrew language -- Parallelism
Job (bijbelboek)
Parallellisme (letterkunde)
Polysemie.
Hebrew language -- Parallelism.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Wisdom Literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567381153
9780567381156