Whither Runneth the Lord's command?

Steven Shnider, Lawrence Zalcman

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The elegant antanaclasis in Psalm 147 involving the threefold use of the homograph in vv. 15, 18, and 19 emphasizes a central message of the psalm: that God's true delight is not in the glory of nature, but in the faithful obedience of those who fear Him and trust in His lovingkindness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)448-450
Number of pages3
JournalVetus Testamentum
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2021

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  • Psalm 147 - antanaclasis


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