The IVP Bible Dictionary Series: Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry, Writings

Editors: Longman III, Tremper and Enns, Peter
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $90.00
ISBN: 978-0-8308-1783-2
Category: Religion & Theology - Judaism
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
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Over ninety contributors, many of them experts in this literature, have contributed to the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings, which offers nearly 150 articles covering all the important aspects of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Psalms, Song of Songs, Lamentations, Ruth and Esther.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • How to Use This Dictionary
  • Abbreviations
  • Transliterations
  • List of Contributors
  • A
  • ACCUSER.
  • ANTHROPOLOGY.
  • ACROSTIC
  • ADDITIONS TO ESTHER.
  • AFTERLIFE
  • AGUR.
  • AHASUERUS
  • ALEF-BET.
  • ALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION.
  • ALLITERATION.
  • ALPHA TEXT OF ESTHER.
  • ALPHABET.
  • AMBIGUITY
  • AMENEMOPE, INSTRUCTION OF.
  • AMESTRIS.
  • ANGEL OF YAHWEH.
  • ANIMAL IMAGERY
  • ANTITHETIC PARALLELISM.
  • APOCALYPTIC.
  • ARCHITECTURAL IMAGERY
  • AROMATICS.
  • ASAPH AND SONS OF KORAH
  • ASSONANCE.
  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • B
  • BATTLE IMAGERY.
  • BEN SIRA.
  • BIBLICAL THEOLOGY.
  • BICOLON, BICOLA.
  • BOAZ
  • BODY IMAGERY.
  • C
  • CAESURA.
  • CANON
  • CANONICAL INTERPRETATION.
  • CANTO.
  • CHAOS AND DEATH
  • CHIASM
  • CHRISTOLOGY.
  • COLON, COLA.
  • COMPARATIVE STUDIES.
  • CONFIDENCE, PSALMS OF
  • CONSONANCE.
  • COSMETICS.
  • COSMIC BATTLE.
  • COSMOGONY.
  • COVENANT.
  • COVENANT FESTIVAL.
  • CREATION IMAGERY
  • CREATION THEOLOGY
  • CULT, WORSHIP: PSALMS
  • CULT, WORSHIP: WISDOM
  • CURSES.
  • D
  • DAVID
  • DEAD SEA SCROLLS
  • DEATH.
  • DEBATE.
  • DELIVERANCE.
  • DEMOCRATIZATION OF PSALMS.
  • DESTRUCTION
  • DEVOTIONAL INTERPRETATION.
  • DIRGE.
  • DISCOURSE IN PROVERBS
  • DISPUTATION
  • DIVINE COUNCIL
  • DIVINE PRESENCE
  • E
  • ECCLESIASTES 1: BOOK OF
  • ECCLESIASTES 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • ECCLESIASTES 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • ECCLESIASTICUS.
  • EDITORIAL CRITICISM
  • EDUCATION.
  • ELIHU.
  • ELLIPSIS
  • ENEMIES.
  • ENTRANCE LITURGIES.
  • ENVELOPE STRUCTURE/FIGURE.
  • ESTHER 1: BOOK OF
  • ESTHER 2: EXTRABIBLICAL BACKGROUND
  • ESTHER 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • ESTHER 4: ADDITIONS
  • ESTHER 5: GREEK VERSIONS
  • ESTHER 6: PERSON
  • ETHICS
  • EVIL.
  • EXILE.
  • EXPERIENTIAL INTERPRETATION.
  • F
  • FEAR OF THE LORD
  • FEMINIST INTERPRETATION
  • FESTIVALS.
  • FLORAL IMAGERY
  • FOLLY
  • FOOL, FOOLISHNESS.
  • FORM CRITICISM
  • FORTRESS.
  • FRAME NARRATIVE
  • G
  • GATE.
  • GOD
  • GODS.
  • GRAMMAR, HEBREW.
  • GREEK VERSIONS OF ESTHER.
  • GREEK WISDOM.
  • H
  • HEBREW LANGUAGE
  • HEMISTICH.
  • HERMENEUTICS
  • HISTORICAL CRITICISM
  • HISTORICAL ALLUSIONS.
  • HISTORY.
  • HONOR AND SHAME
  • HOUSE.
  • HUMANITY.
  • HYMNS
  • I
  • ICONOGRAPHY.
  • IMAGERY
  • IMPRECATION
  • IMPRISONMENT IMAGERY
  • INCLUSIO
  • INNERBIBLICAL EXEGESIS.
  • INTERNATIONAL WISDOM.
  • INTERTEXTUALITY
  • J
  • JOB 1: BOOK OF
  • JOB 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • JOB 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • JOB 4: PERSON
  • JUSTICE.
  • K
  • KINGSHIP.
  • KINGSHIP PSALMS
  • KINSHIP.
  • KINSMAN-REDEEMER AND LEVIRATE
  • KORAH, SONS OF.
  • L
  • LAMENT, PSALMS OF
  • LAMENTATIONS 1: BOOK OF
  • LAMENTATIONS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • LAMENTATIONS 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • LATE BIBLICAL HEBREW.
  • LAW
  • LEMUEL AND AGUR
  • LEVIATHAN.
  • LEVIRATE.
  • LITURGICAL READINGS, JEWISH.
  • LIFE, IMAGERY OF
  • LITURGICAL INTERPRETATION.
  • LOVE POETRY.
  • LYRIC POETRY
  • M
  • MAAT
  • MARRIAGE AND SEX
  • MEANINGLESSNESS.
  • MEGILLOT AND FESTIVALS
  • MEMORY.
  • MERISM
  • MESSIAH
  • METAPHOR.
  • METER
  • MOAB.
  • MONSTERS.
  • MORDECAI
  • MOT.
  • MOUNT ZION.
  • MOUNTAIN IMAGERY
  • MUSIC, SONG
  • N
  • NAOMI
  • NARRATIVE.
  • NARRATIVE INTERPRETATION.
  • NEW YEAR FESTIVAL.
  • NINTH OF AV, FESTIVAL OF.
  • NONCANONICAL PSALMS.
  • NOVELLA, STORY, NARRATIVE
  • O
  • ONOMATOPOEIA.
  • ORAL POETRY
  • ORALITY.
  • P
  • PALACE.
  • PARADISE.
  • PARALLELISM
  • PARALLELISMUS MEMBRORUM.
  • PARANOMASIA.
  • PASSOVER, FESTIVAL OF.
  • PENTECOST, FESTIVAL OF.
  • PERIPETY.
  • PERSIA.
  • PERSONIFICATION
  • PLOT DEVELOPMENT.
  • POETICS, TERMINOLOGY OF
  • POETRY, HEBREW.
  • POLYTHEISM.
  • POSTCOLONIAL INTERPRETATION.
  • POSTHOLOCAUST INTERPRETATION.
  • POSTMODERN INTERPRETATION.
  • POVERTY, PROVISIONS FOR.
  • PRAISE.
  • PRISON.
  • PROPHECY.
  • PROPHETS.
  • PROTECTION IMAGERY
  • PROVERB, GENRE OF
  • PROVERBS 1: BOOK OF
  • PROVERBS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • PROVERBS 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • PROVIDENCE, DIVINE.
  • PSALMS, NONCANONICAL.
  • PSALMS 1: BOOK OF
  • PSALMS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • PSALMS 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • PSALMS 4: TITLES
  • PSALMS 5: ICONOGRAPHY
  • PSALTER, GROWTH OF.
  • PSALTER, SHAPE OF.
  • PSEUDO-SOLOMON.
  • PUNS.
  • PURIM
  • Q
  • QINAH METER.
  • QOHELET
  • QUMRAN.
  • R
  • REFRAIN
  • RELIGION.
  • REMEMBRANCE
  • RETRIBUTION
  • REWARDS.
  • RHETORICAL CRITICISM
  • RHYME.
  • RHYTHM.
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • ROCK, YAHWEH AS.
  • ROYAL IDEOLOGY.
  • ROYAL PSALMS.
  • ROYAL COURT
  • RUTH 1: BOOK OF
  • RUTH 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • RUTH 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • RUTH 4: PERSON
  • S
  • SAGES, SCHOOLS, EDUCATION
  • SALVATION AND DELIVERANCE IMAGERY
  • SATAN
  • SCHOOLS.
  • SCRIBES
  • SEA, PRIMORDIAL.
  • SEX.
  • SHAME.
  • SHEOL.
  • SIMILE.
  • SIRACH, BOOK OF
  • SOCIAL-SCIENTIFIC APPROACHES
  • SOCIOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION.
  • SOLOMON
  • SONG.
  • SONG OF SONGS 1: BOOK OF
  • SONG OF SONGS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND
  • SONG OF SONGS 3: HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION
  • SONS OF KORAH.
  • SOUND PATTERNS
  • SPACIALITY.
  • SPIRIT, DIVINE.
  • STANDARD BIBLICAL HEBREW.
  • STANZA, STROPHE
  • STORM IMAGERY.
  • STORY.
  • STRONGHOLD.
  • STROPHE.
  • SUFFERING
  • SUMERIAN CITY LAMENTS.
  • SUPERSCRIPTIONS.
  • SUSA
  • SYLLABIC METER.
  • SYNONYMOUS PARALLELISM.
  • SYNTHETIC PARALLELISM.
  • T, U, V
  • TABERNACLES, FESTIVAL OF
  • TARGUMIM
  • TEMPLE.
  • TERSENESS
  • TEXT, TEXTUAL CRITICISM
  • THANKSGIVING, PSALMS OF
  • THEODICY
  • THEOPHANY
  • TIME
  • TORAH PSALMS.
  • TOWER.
  • TWO WAYS.
  • TYPOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION.
  • VANITY.
  • VASHTI
  • VIOLENCE.
  • VIRTUOUS WOMAN.
  • VOCABULARY, HEBREW.
  • W
  • WALL.
  • WARFARE IMAGERY
  • WASF
  • WEAPONS.
  • WIDOWS, WIDOWHOOD.
  • WISDOM, GREEK
  • WISDOM AND APOCALYPTIC
  • WISDOM AND BIBLICAL THEOLOGY
  • WISDOM AND COVENANT
  • WISDOM AND HISTORY
  • WISDOM AND PROPHECY
  • WISDOM OF SOLOMON
  • WISDOM POEM
  • WISDOM PSALMS.
  • WISDOM SOURCES
  • WISDOM THEOLOGY
  • WOMAN FOLLY.
  • WOMAN WISDOM AND WOMAN FOLLY
  • WOMEN
  • WORDPLAY
  • WORSHIP
  • X, Y, Z
  • XERXES.
  • ZION