The Hexateuch According to the Revised Version; Text and Notes Volume 2

The Hexateuch According to the Revised Version; Text and Notes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and 'according to the 'fewness of the years thou 251 Three separate themes are embraced in 25 and their interweaving renders analysis difficult: (1) the sabbath year 2b-7 19-22; (3) the principle of redemption applied (a) to the land 26 and (0) to the persons of the Israelites 33-o- 47; jjj xhe application of the jubile alike to the sale and tenure of land, and the ownership of Israelite slaves. The regulations for the sabbath year are seen at once to belong to Pb, but the allotment of the remaining passages is by no means easy. Apart from the general probability that the series of laws has been again and again revised, the legislation respecting both land and slavery presents so many resemblances on the one hand to Fh and on the other to P or P" as to show that materials from both sources here lie side by side. The chief problem concerns the jubile. The analysis adopted regards the jubile in its present form as a sign of distinct and later authorship. The introduction of it 13 interrupts the account of the sabbatical year, and the institution is nowhere mentioned in writings earlier than P. But at the same time the context in which it first appears presents many affinities with Ph cp 8K, so as to render it possible that the idea of a period of seven sabbaths of years was an early development out of the original sabbath year, -which was then adapted and expanded by the later religious jurists into the jubile system. The whole complex of laws would then have passed through three main stages: (1) the sabbath year of Pb; (2) the seven sabbaths of years of Ph'; (3) the jubile of P' with its applications to the previous regulations of Phb' concerning sale and purchase of land and slaves; the product, represented by pbb's, jg received more

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