By Mathews McGinnis, C. (ed.), Tull, P.K. (ed.)
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Isaiah At points, judgment is nuanced by importing elements of promise and restoration that are more at home from chapter 40 onwards. This happens as early as chapter 6. ”— is met by a tumble of divine speech that promises no turning by the people and no relief for the Lord’s reluctant spokesman. The panorama is excruciatingly pessimistic. Not so, perhaps, for the Septuagint translator, who appears to bring to this passage hope gleaned from later chapters of the text. Verse 11 describes depopulation and exile.
Unauthorized by any speciﬁc details of 1:25, they envisage a kind of reﬁner’s ﬁre that is indeed purifying rather than merely destructive. However, not only does it purify the people over time; more precisely, it now puriﬁes the people by separating out the lawbreakers. The original Hebrew imagery appears unlikely to have contemplated this kind of distinction. As a result of this exegesis in the versions, it is only the lawbreakers and disobedient who are destroyed, whereas the faithful people is reﬁned by removal of these.
On the other extreme, G. B. ” It seems to me that he is correct in his suspicions but is looking into the face of the wrong tradent. Other commentators follow the suggestion of H. D. ” In addition to the plural %QE , a second exploitable detail in these verses is the uncommon aﬃrmation that the Lord enters into judgment “with the elders of his people, and his princes” (Isa 3:14). In at least one exegetical tradition, these elders and princes come not to be judged but to judge. 13 Referring to the variant targumic reading, Chilton writes: “bring into judgment” followed by the sign of the accusative (instead of “with”) is the reading of Reuchlinianus, the First and Second Rabbinic Bibles, the Antwerp Polyglot, and Ms.
As Those Who Are Taught (Sbl - Symposium) by Mathews McGinnis, C. (ed.), Tull, P.K. (ed.)