By Renate Egger-Wenzel

Die Rede von Gott im Buch Ben Sira wird vor alt- und neutestamentlichem Hintergrund beleuchtet. Der Tagungsband enthält sowohl übergreifende als auch exegetische Einzeluntersuchungen zur Thematik. Ein Ausblick auf die jüdische Wirkungsgeschichte rundet das Bild ab. Der Anhang bietet neben Einzeluntersuchungen auch different Berichte im Zusammenhang des Buches Ben Sira und eine Corrigendaliste zur Textausgabe von percent. Beentjes.

What is related approximately God in Ben Sira is illuminated opposed to outdated and New testomony heritage. This quantity of lawsuits comprises separate overarching and exegetic stories at the subject material. A extensive attention of Jewish impression all through background rounds out the image. as well as person experiences, the appendix bargains a number of stories in terms of Ben Sira and a listing of errata for the variation by means of P. C. Beentjes.

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The student is urged not to despise the divine correction: "The LORD reproves the one he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights" (Prov 3:11-12; cf. Heb 12:5-10). ). According to 18:13, the di- 8 9 10 This translation (NRSV) from the Greek follows Sinaiticus; Vaticanus is generally rather similar. Unfortunately, the relevant Qumran Tobit manuscripts in Aramaic (4Q196) and Hebrew (4Q200) have gaps where the title "Father" would be. On Sir 4:10 see Beentjes, Waisen, 51-64, esp. 60-62. Note that Sir 4:10d Gk.

20 De facto leiten diese Verse jedoch zu der in den Vv. 11-22 behandelten Sonderstellung Israels über. Dabei ist Israel nach den Vv. 11-12 und 17 (vgl. 22 Einen ewigen Bund richtete er mit ihnen auf und unterwies sie in seinen Entscheiden. Einem jeden Volk teilte er einen Herrscher zu, aber der Teil des Herrn ist Israel. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Zu dem hinter dem von Γ gebotenen Trikolon stehenden Bikolon vgl. St. V. lOc-d ist erst in ΓΙΙ bezeugt. Vgl. Ex 20,6 par. 20, weiterhin Sir 2,15f; 7,30 und zur Sache Kaiser, Gott II (künftig als GAT II zitiert), 54-65; Wicke-Reuter, Providenz, 160-65 und Calduch-Benages, Un giogiello, 118-20.

13 The context speaks of God's mercy: "With my steps there is bountiful forgiveness and great compassion when you judge me" (1QH 17:33-34 = 9:33-34). The Jews were not unique in regarding God as Father, since the title is applied to other ancient Near Eastern deities. C. text from Nineveh, the Hymn to the Moon-God, employs the title for the lunar deity (Sin in Akkadian and Nanna in Sumerian): "Begetter, merciful in his disposing, who holds in his hand the life of the whole land ... " 14 Another similar sev11 12 13 14 See Jeremias, Prayers, 29.

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