Esther and Ruth

כריכה קדמית
Westminster John Knox Press, 1 בינו׳ 2003 - 94 עמודים

In classic Interpretation Bible Studies style, Patricia Tull leads the reader through a ten-session study of the entire Old Testament books of Esther, with its stories of faithfulness, courage, and survival, and the ethical questions posed by its ending, and Ruth, with its themes of community, loyalty, and friendship.

Interpretation Bible Studies (IBS) offers solid biblical content in a creative study format. Forged in the tradition of the celebrated Interpretation commentary series, IBS makes the same depth of biblical insight available in a dynamic, flexible, and user-friendly resource. Designed for adults and older youth, Interpretation Bible Studies can be used in small groups, in church school classes, in large group presentations, or in personal study.

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תוכן

Introduction to Esther and Ruth
1
158
21
Counterplots and Counteredicts
36
Ruth 1
51
Ruth 3
67
Bibliography
83
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קטעים בולטים

עמוד 94 - Entreat me not to leave you or to return from following you; for where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God my God; " where you die I will die, and there will I be buried.
עמוד 21 - Fear not: for am I in the place of God? And as for you, ye meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive. Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones.
עמוד 17 - For if you keep silence at such a time as this, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another quarter, but you and your father's family will perish. Who knows? Perhaps you have come to royal dignity for just such a time as this.
עמוד 31 - What is your petition, Queen Esther? It shall be granted you. And what is your request? Even to the half of my kingdom, it shall be fulfilled." 'Then Queen Esther answered, "If I have won your favor, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me — that is my petition — and the lives of my people — that is my request.
עמוד 18 - Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will also fast as you do. After that I will go to the king, though it is against the law; and if I perish, I perish.
עמוד 53 - Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain, behind someone in whose sight I may find favor." She said to her, "Go, my daughter.
עמוד 37 - Now in the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's command and edict were about to be executed, on the very day when the enemies of the Jews hoped to get the mastery over them, but which had been changed to a day when the Jews should get the mastery over their foes...
עמוד 17 - Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.
עמוד 12 - Letters were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces, to destroy, to slay, and to annihilate all Jews, young and old, women and children, in one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.
עמוד 72 - If you will redeem it, redeem it; but if you will not, tell me, so that I may know; for there is no one prior to you to redeem it, and I come after you." So he said, "I will redeem it.

מידע על המחבר (2003)

Patricia K. Tull is A. B. Rhodes Professor of Old Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biblical Literature.

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