Daily Archives: July 9, 2011

Ben Zvi on Baalism, Ha-Aretz, Unfulfilled Prophecy, and Non-Literal Language

I’m continuing my way through Ehud Ben Zvi’s A Historical-Critical Study of the Book of Zephaniah.  I have four items for today: 1. On pages 66-67, Ben Zvi tries to interpret Zephaniah 1:4, which states: “I will also stretch out … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion, Zephaniah

Psalm 32

For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 32 and its interpreters.  I have three items for today: 1.  The Psalm is called a “maskil”, and, in Psalm 32:8, we find the word “askil-cha”, which means … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Psalms, Religion, Weekly Quiet Time