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Uniform Title Bible. Ezekiel, XXXVIII-XLVIII. English. Cook. 2018.
Title Ezekiel 38-48 : a new translation with introduction and commentary / Stephen L. Cook.

Publication Info. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2018]
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Description xxii, 338 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Series The Anchor Yale Bible ; Volume 22B
Bible. English. Anchor Yale Bible. 2008 ; v. 22b.
Language Texts translated mostly from the Greek and Hebrew.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-50) and indexes.
Contents Introduction. I. The literary character of Ezekiel 38-48 -- II. Ezekiel 38-48 as part of the Book of Ezekiel -- III. Ezekiel 38-48 in historical and social contexts -- IV. The thinking and theology of Ezekiel 38-48 -- V. This commentary's translation of Ezekiel 38-48 -- Bibliography -- Translation -- Notes and comments. Prophecy against Gog (38:1-17) ; Notes ; Comments -- Expansion of the Gog oracles (38:18-23, 39:11-16) ; Notes ; Comments -- The fall of Gog (39:1-10) ; Notes ; Comments -- Sacred feasting on Gog (39:17-20) ; Notes ; Comments -- Israel restored to the land (39:21-29) ; Notes ; Comments -- The temple compound and gate towers (40:1-27) ; Notes ; Comments -- The inner court and gatehouses (40:28-46) ; Notes ; Comments -- The altar square and temple building proper (40:47-41:4) ; Notes ; Comments -- The temple building's annexes and surroundings (41:5-15a) ; Notes ; Comments -- Wall decoration and interior structures (41:15b-26) ; Notes ; Comments -- The priests' chambers (42:1-14) ; Notes ; Comments -- The measuring completed (42:15-20) ; Notes ; Comments -- Return of the kābôd of the Lord (43:1-12) ; Notes ; Comments -- The altar and its consecration (43:13-27) ; Notes ; Comments -- The outer east gatehouse sealed (44:1-3) ; Notes ; Comments -- Ordinances for priests and Levites (44:4-31) ; Notes ; Comments -- The land's central strip (45:1-9) ; Notes ; Comments -- Weights and measures for offerings (45:10-17) ; Notes ; Comments -- Regulations for major festivals (45:18-25) ; Notes ; Comments -- Offerings at the east inner gatehouse (46:1-15) ; Notes ; Comments -- The chieftain and the land (46:16-18) ; Notes ; Comments -- Sacrificial kitchens (46:19-24) ; Notes ; Comments -- The sacred river (47:1-12) ; Notes ; Comments -- Boundary and allotment instructions (47:13-23) ; Notes ; Comments -- Tribal and holy-district allotments (48:1-29) ; Notes ; Comments -- The new central city (48:30-35) ; Notes ; Comments.
Summary Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary tour of God's utopian temple. Following the approach of Moshe Greenberg, the author of the preceding Anchor Yale Bible commentaries on Ezekiel, this volume grounds interpretation of the book in an intimate acquaintance with Ezekiel's source materials, its particular patterns of composition and rhetoric, and the general learned, priestly workings of the Ezekiel school. The commentary honors Greenberg's legacy by including insights from traditional Jewish commentators, such as Rashi, Kimhi, and Eliezer of Beaugency. In contrast to preceding commentaries, the book devotes special attention to the Zadokite idea of an indwelling, anthropomorphic "body" of God, and the enlivening effect on people and land of that indwelling. --! From publisher's description.
Subject Ezekiel (Biblical prophet)
Bible. Ezekiel, XXXVIII-XLVIII -- Commentaries.
Bible. Ezekiel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Cook, Stephen L., 1962- translator.
Cook, Stephen L., 1962- writer of commentary.
ISBN 9780300218817 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0300218818 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

 
    
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