By Isaac Kalimi

Kalimi catalogues and categorizes the options wherein the Israelite historical past in Samuel - Kings is reshaped within the biblical books of Chronicles. The chapters of this examine give some thought to a few of the historiographical and literary adjustments present in the parallel texts of Chronicles. simply because approximately 1/2 the fabric in Chronicles is offered to us in different biblical resources, comparability of the literary and linguistic units utilized by the Chronicler is especially revealing. Kalimi considers the ways that the Chronicler has edited the cloth to be had to him, addressing such themes as: literary-chronological proximity, historiographical revision, completions and additions, several types of parallelism and literary units, and so forth. A convenient compendium of the ways that the Chronicler taken care of his fabric by means of one of many optimum students operating within the box.

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Pp. 24–25 n. 43. ). Now, explicit linkage of the type found in the aforesaid “addition” in Chronicles occurs in the Septuagint of 2 Sam 24:25: kai; prosevqhken Salwmwn ejpi; to; qusiasthvrion ejp ejscavtå, o¶ti mikro;n h®n ejn prwvtoiÍ (‘And after this, Solomon enlarged the altar, for originally it was small’). This verse does not occur in the Masoretic Text of Samuel. 55 (3) Another instance, this time from a textual viewpoint: occasionally, an erroneous phrase in Chronicles appears in its distorted form in the Septuagint of Samuel–Kings as well, while the Masoretic Text of Samuel–Kings displays the undistorted form of that phrase.

The brutality displayed by the founder of the Davidic dynasty was not acceptable to Josephus; as a result, in Ant. 323 he revised the biblical text and wrote: “[David] made clandestine raids on the neighbours of the Philistines . . ” Josephus related only the part of the biblical text that he felt comfortable with—that is, the fact that David refrained from taking people captive. He omitted the parts of the biblical story that he was uncomfortable with—that is, that David killed the people. From the account in Antiquities, it is difficult to fathom just what happened to the people that David did not take captive.

That . . ,” see Josh 7:8: “after that Israel hath turned their backs”; see Josh 9:16; 23:1; 24:20; Judg 11:36; 19:23; 2 Sam 19:31. 17. ” This phrase is similar to “then,” “in those days,” and “at that time,” and so on. 9 (pp. 29–32); and Cogan-Tadmor, II Kings, 291. Creation of Literary or Chronological Proximity 23 the text in 2 Kgs 23:24–27 (the evaluation of Josiah’s religious image), while transferring v. 28 from its place and relocating it (with certain modifications) after the story of Josiah’s death (2 Chr 35:26–27).

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