Commentary On The Prophets Of The Old Testament (volume 1)

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byGeorg Henrich August Von Ewald

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1875. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... probably all three are from a prophet of the kingdom of the Ten Tribes. But inasmuch as wo possess them only as Yesaya wove them more or less closely into his own book, it will bo best to explain them when we come to that. Hosea also, vii. 12, purposely refers his hearers to an earlier Oracle, and, from the connexion of his words one might think, to a universally known Oracle of an ancient prophet. This Oracle was probably from the first period of the division of the kingdom of David, when there was the desire, both in Yuda and in Israel, to call in the help of foreign nations. We can suppose that a famous prophet spoke so successfully against this that the desire was wholly abandoned, and in future times this Oracle was gladly appealed to against a similar crooked policy. II. PROPHETS OF THE INTERMEDIATE PERIOD. 1.--Before Yesaya. 1. 'AMOS. 1.--'Am6s was an inhabitant of Thekoa,* a simple, plain man, dwelling in that not richly fruitful district of the south of Yuda, in which pastoral pursuits, with but little cultivation of arable land, must have formed the cbief occupation of the people. He was a shepherd (comp. i. 1, witb 7,14,15), occupied in addition with the cultivation of sycomores, vii. 14. The few simple objects of this country life had deeply and exclusively impressed themselves upon his strong and healthy imagination. Among the prophets we do not meet another who presents illustrations from country life with such freshness and vividness, and in such exhaustless wealth. And this peculiarity of his daily life and of his mode of viewing things, visible enough in his numerous comparisons and peculiarly prophetic illustrations, extends, in fact, into the finest veins of his thought and language. Various solecisms in pronunciation and ortho* The aspirate t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1875. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... probably all three are from a prophet of the kingdom of the Ten Tribes. But inasmuch as wo possess them only as Yesaya wove them more...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217196551

ISBN - 13:9780217196550

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