From the Damascus Covenant to the Covenant of the Community: by Stephen Hultgren PDF

By Stephen Hultgren

ISBN-10: 9004154655

ISBN-13: 9789004154650

This quantity deals new perception into the origins of the ""new covenant within the land of Damascus"" and the Qumran neighborhood, and explores subject matters with regards to their covenantal theology.

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Gen 49:10: "the scepter will not depart from Judah," ‫ ;לא יסור שבט מיהודה‬CD VIII,4 [=XIX, 17] :‫)לא סרו סדרך‬. However, the use of ‫ סור‬+ object (without preposition) is attested elsewhere in CD (1,13; the same syntax as proposed here for VIII,3:‫ דרך‬-‫סר‬, construct state of the masculine plural qal participle + object, "those who depart from the way"; cf. also CD 11,6; 1QS X,21 ) and in the OT (participial form: Prov 11:22; possibly Jer 2:21 [though some take ‫ סורי‬there as a noun]; cf. also participle with suffix in Jer 17:13 [Qere]; in finite form: Job 33:17 [but this may be a scribal error]).

More likely, however, the author wants to include the teachers of the people whom he regards as false teachers (=the false prophets in Ezekiel) along with the people in his condemnation. 63 His redactional work is further evident in the words, "so that God's wrath has been kindled against his entire congregation" in 63 In agreement with Knibb, The Qumran Community, 68. " The connection between the "builders of the wall" and the "kindling of God's wrath" in VIII, 18b, a verse that appears to be a truncation of Vin, 12-13, is also to be judged redactional.

52 Against Murphy-O'Connor, however, stand two points. , false prophets) and as they almost surely do here also, then the critique is not against the rulers of Judah but against false teachers. Second, it is not clear that the author has actually obscured the distinction between the builders and the plasterers. There is no indication that the author considers them the same group. He simply mentions them together. That undercuts Murphy-O'Connor's attempt to prove that the "rulers of Judah" are accused here of both originating and sanctioning erroneous ideas.

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