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I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7, Part III

I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7, Part III

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I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7, Part II

I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7, Part II

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I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7

I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7 I had problems pasting the Hebrew here, but it’s better on my blogger blog.

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The Unconditional Covenant in I-II Kings

II Samuel 7 presents God’s covenant with David as unconditional: David’s dynasty will last forever, and, if his sons sin, God will discipline them, but he won’t remove his love from them, as he did with King Saul. But I … Continue reading

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Tasks for II Samuel 7, I Kings 8, Dtr Paper

Here are some things on my agenda this week for my paper on II Samuel 7, I Kings 8:1-30, and the Deuteronomist additions to those passages. I may or may not write blog-posts about them, but I’m just listing these … Continue reading

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Strings Attached to an Unconditional Promise?

In II Samuel 7, God makes to David what appears to be an unconditional promise: God would grant David an everlasting dynasty, in that there would always be a Davidid sitting on the throne of Israel. If the Davidic monarch … Continue reading

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I Kings 8’s Transformation of II Samuel 7

I said yesterday that I would discuss how I Kings 8:15-29 interacts with II Samuel 7. This post is my meager attempt to do that, and I’ll be revisiting it as I prepare to write my paper. Yesterday’s post was … Continue reading

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McCarter, Cogan on II Samuel 7, I Kings 8

I haven’t written for some time about my paper on II Samuel 7 and I Kings 8:1-30. I’ve been getting my other assignments done, some of which took me a very long time. But I hope I can get this … Continue reading

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Before the LORD

Within the Hebrew Bible, we supposedly see two perspectives on God’s relationship with the earthly sanctuary: one says that God literally dwells in the tabernacle or temple, and the other states that God’s “name” is what’s there, not God himself. … Continue reading

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I Kings 8:1-30, II Samuel 7, and Dtr

This continues my post from yesterday, Moshe Weinfeld and Dtr in II Samuel 7. I’m writing a paper on the Deuteromistic additions to II Samuel 7 and I Kings 8:1-30, as well as I Kings 8:1-30’s interaction with II Samuel … Continue reading

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