YHWH is the husband of his people

analysis of a biblical metaphor with special reference to translation
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Kok Pharos , Kampen, The Netherlands
Bible -- Criticism, Textual., Bible. -- O.T. -- Hosea -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Metaphor in the B
Other titlesYahweh is the husband of his people
StatementNelly Stienstra.
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22482031M
ISBN 109039001030

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Yhwh Is the Husband of His People: Nelly Stienstra: We use cookies to give you the best possible : Nelly Stienstra. On metaphor --On theological and biblical metaphor --On Israelite marriage --YHWH is the husband of his people: the marriage metaphor in the book of Hosea --YHWH is the husband of his people: the marriage metaphor before and after Hosea --Translating the.

YHWH is just such an impassioned husband to his espoused people and just as vengeful if his people are disloyal.

Iconoclasm The Egyptians built a small temple to the goddess Hathor in Timna, which was excavated by Tel Aviv University and University of London archaeologist, Beno Rothenberg ().

9 "For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance. The Most High is EL The LORD is YHWH Jacob became "Israel" - the Father of the 12 Tribes 1 Samuel 19 "Now therefore, please let my lord the king listen to the words of his servant.

He encouraged the people, still downtrodden by the Gentile powers (), with the reality that the Lord remembers His covenant promises to them and that He would restore and bless them. Thus, the name of the book (which means “The Lord remembers”), contains in seed form the theme of the prophecy.

Ezekiel - “Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness.

I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine,” declares the Lord God. The OT prophets use three major images to illustrate the relationship between Yahweh and his people.

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What are they. a father and his child 3) a husband and his wife (Hosea employs all three) In Hosea Yahweh often refers to the northern kingdom of Israel as what. The Book of the Twelve opens and closes with a focus on what. Yahweh's. This book continues the impartation to the OT reader of Yahweh’s relationship with His elect bride, a spouse chosen early on, at the time of Abraham (Gen, 17, ).

This book is best known for the story about Hosea’s rocky marriage to the harlot Gomer (Hosea ), which is symbolic and directly related to the Lord’s.

The metaphor of Yahweh and the Hebrew people as husband and wife is found first in the book of Hosea, and continues in the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel.

It is a troubled marriage, for despite Yahweh’s "love toward the children of Israel," they "look to other gods" (Hos. “The book of Hosea, like the writings of Isaiah, uses what seem to me almost poetic images. The symbols in Hosea are a husband, his bride, her betrayal, and a test of marriage covenants almost beyond comprehension.

Here are the fierce words of the husband, spoken after his wife has betrayed him in adultery: [Hosea –7]. Verse 5. - For thy Maker is thine Husband; rather, for thy Husband is thy Maker.

The verse is exegetical of the terms, "married with" in ver. 1, and "widowhood" in ver. "I," says the prophet, "have called thee married and widowed, thereby yoking thee to a husband, for thou hast a Husband, namely, thy Maker." (The Hebrew has both words in the plural, to accord with the following Elohim.

The pristine relations between Yahweh and Israel in the days when his people first entered the Land of Promise will be relived again. Because of the corrupting nature of the worship of Baal, the scribes who copied the Old Testament at times changed titles containing his name. Thus Baal Zebul (Prince Baal) became Baal Zebel (lord of dung.

A husband is threatened by some unknown people kidnapping his wife and demanding two million dollars, that indeed he doesn't have and he hadn't the least clue of how to get it. The book is divided in three parts, and I think that the first p I liked it but it wasn't as good as my old Koontz's books/5(K).

For ancient Jews (and conservative modern ones), YAHWEH was the Name of names; so sacred that they would not speak it nor would they write it in full (they left out the vowels: YHWH). YAHWEH was the Holy One of Israel.

As a Pharisee, 5 Paul knew this text very well. He knew exactly what he was saying: Jesus of Nazareth is YAHWEH.

Pause and. Now in its tenth edition, The Book of Yahweh is a restored work that provides the reader with the rightful Names of Yahweh and His Son Yahshua, it also corrects well known and not so well known transliteration errors that take away Yahweh’s Great Plan for mankind.

Well supported with footnotes, side references, commentaries and complete. God was married to his people Israel. Isaiah "For your Maker is your husband, Yahweh of hosts is His name; And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel; He is called the God of the whole earth." In Ezekiel chapter 16 God tells the story about how he found Israel and took Israel for his own.

For Yahweh's portion was his people; Jacob was the lot of his inheritance". LXX (The Septuagint) "When the Most High divided the nations, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the boundaries of the nations according to the number of the angels of God(aggelón theou).

And his people Jacob became the portion of the Lord, Israel was the line. The Book of Hosea (Hebrew: סֵפֶר הוֹשֵׁעַ ‎, romanized: Sefer Hōšēaʿ) is one of the books of the Hebrew ing to the traditional order of most Hebrew Bibles, it is the first of the twelve Minor Prophets.

Set around the fall of the Northern Kingdom of Israel, the Book of Hosea denounces the worship of gods other than Yahweh (the God of Israel), metaphorically. God had a wife, Asherah, whom the Book of Kings suggests was worshiped alongside Yahweh in his temple in Israel, according to a scholar.

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By. Yahweh, the god of the Israelites, whose name was revealed to Moses as four Hebrew consonants (YHWH) called the tetragrammaton. Latin-speaking Christian scholars Latinized the name to Jehovah, the use of which was spread throughout medieval Europe.

Learn more about Yahweh in this article. Asherah / ə ˈ ʃ ɪər ə /, in ancient Semitic religion, is a mother goddess who appears in a number of ancient sources. She appears in Akkadian writings by the name of Ašratu(m), and in Hittite as Aserdu(s) or Asertu(s). Asherah is generally considered identical with the Ugaritic goddess ʾAṯiratu.

In fact, in Psalm Yahweh is depicted as anthropomorphized furnace: “smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it. To ancient people, the process of melting down rocks to extract metal would have “appeared completely preternatural and required a divine explanation,” Amzallag told.

The Proclamation of Cyrus 2 “This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: ‘The LORD, the God of heaven, who has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, has appointed me to build a house for Him at Jerusalem in Judah. 3 Whoever among you belongs to His people, may his God be with him, and may he go to Jerusalem in Judah and build the house of the LORD, the God of Israel; He is the God who is.

So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, because we are members of His body.

read more. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. I agree with many things that the author, Neil Snyder, writes in his book, "His Name is Yahweh." I know for a fact and agree with Snyder that the name of YHWH (Yahweh) was removed from scripture and replaced with either LORD or GOD in all caps throughout Old Testament English s: The name is also used in compound form with other divine names.

This includes Yahweh-Elohim, Yahweh-Adonai, and Yahweh Sabaoth.

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The compound forms of the divine name emphasize the various ways in which the Lord relates to humanity. The name Yahweh is the covenant name between God and His people. It is not used of false gods. Yahweh, Paul says, is the "husband" of Israel who died at the cross, and with His death, the code created by the marriage to Israel expired when He died.

Now we marry the living God - Jesus (see link) -- who Himself is little more than a dying and resurrecting savior who will take you to heaven. Yahweh doesn’t literally hang a goddess in chains as does Zeus (Iliad ; ), but his metaphorical abuse is intended to represent the hundreds of thousands of his own people—real men, women, and children—he sentences in fits of jealous rage to rape, slavery, or death.

Both are names for the same Supreme Being, emphasizing different aspects or attributes. The first name is a generic Name for God which refers to His power and justice or judgment. And in Kabbalah tradition we ascribe this name to the Kisei Ha-Din.

In the kingdom of Israel, as Hosea 8 and 1 Kings relate, he was often worshipped in the form of a calf, as the god Baal was. (1 Kings explains that Jeroboam made two calves, for the sanctuaries at Bethel and Dan, so the people could worship Yhwh there and wouldn’t have to go all the way to Jerusalem.

For instance, when Jeremiah says that God is a husband, the metaphor only has meaning when the people who hear his message think about a husband and his relationship with his wife. One metaphor Jeremiah used to describe the character of God was the king metaphor: God is the “eternal King” (Jer.