By Mark F. Rooker
The aim of this paintings is to figure out where of the booklet of Ezekiel within the heritage of the Hebrew language, in particular in courting to the canonical books of the Hebrew Bible. The Hebrew of Ezekiel comprises grammatical and lexical good points which are attribute of the postexilic and postbiblical classes, and may hence be amazing from previous Hebrew works of the classical interval. It doesn't, in spite of the fact that, comprise as a lot past due Hebrew as different canonical books deemed to be past due. The booklet of Ezekiel should still hence be considered as the consultant mediating hyperlink among pre-exilic and postexilic Biblical Hebrew.
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Sebeok (New York, 1960) 69-81; and Francis Landy, 'Poetics and Parallelism: Some Comments on James Kugel's " The Idea of Biblical Poetry"', JSOT2S (1984) 69. 21. See Paul Kiparsky, 'The Role of Linguistics in a Theory of Poetry", in Language as a Human Problem, eds. M. Bloomfield and E. Haugen (New York, 1974) 235; Lotz, 'Elements of Versification', 5; Roman Jakobson, 'Linguistics and Poetics', in Style In Language, 366. E. D. dissertation, The Hebrew University, 1974) [In Hebrew]. Since the work of Lowth, parallelism has in particular been singled out as an inherent feature of biblical poetry.
Rather, though philological observations can be found (among the Jewish grammarians) at a very early date, historical connections were not made between languages related to Hebrew so that prospective and retrospective historical development might be recognized. 1 This same trend continued in the Middle Ages despite the broader cultural milieu and the heightened interest in BH 2which resulted from the influence of Arabic philological studies. Beginning in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Christian theologians and orientalists began to compare the language of Hebrew with other Semitic languages.
16. It should be noted, however, that Polzin frequently cites prophetic passages, in his study, without qualification. 17. E. Watson, Classical Hebrew Poetry (Sheffield, 1984) 54. To these features could possibly be added the distinctive vocabulary that sometimes characterizes poetry. 18. M. O'Conner, Hebrew Verse Structure (Winona Lake, 1980) 66; and John Lotz, 'Elements of Versification', in Versification. Major Language Types, ed. K. Wimsatt (New York, 1972) 1. 3. 23 In view of the distinct nature of the biblical genre Kugel contends that the prose/poetry 19.
Biblical Hebrew in Transition: The Language of the Book of Ezekiel by Mark F. Rooker