Hexateuch


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Hex·a·teuch

 (hĕk′sə-to͞ok′, -tyo͞ok′)
n. Bible
The first six books of the Old Testament.

Hexateuch

(ˈhɛksəˌtjuːk)
n
(Bible) the first six books of the Old Testament
[C19: from hexa- + Greek teukhos a book]
ˈHexaˌteuchal adj

Hex•a•teuch

(ˈhɛk səˌtuk, -ˌtyuk)

n.
the first six books of the Old Testament.
[1875–80; hexa- + (Penta) teuch]
Hex′a•teuch`al, adj.
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Rosel looks at the Book of Joshua and the problem of whether or not there was ever a Hexateuch (pp.
Except for a few isolated reflections, his commentary on the Letter to the Romans, for example, in no way resembles his explanations of the texts from the Hexateuch.
7) Examples (21-23) are quoted from Genesis, in poetry and in the Hexateuch.
The author is, however, simply wrong when she argues that imagery was "updated to reflect contemporary society" by artists in the eleventh century: for example, the story of Pharaoh hanging his baker in the Hexateuch became the famous image of an Anglo-Saxon king dispensing judgement with his Witan and "The English thereby asserted their own cultural and linguistic identity and set themselves within the Biblical landscape" (124-125).
Pentateuch, Hexateuch, or Enneateuch; identifying literary works in Genesis through Kings.
1920, Origenes Werke VI: Homilien zum Hexateuch in Rufins Ubersetzung.
The composers of the foundational stories of the biblical tradition, the Hexateuch and the Gospels/Acts, were setting in motion a communal oral tradition that depended on those works being learned by heart and transmitted by the people of the community.
The Jews did not become pseudo-monotheists, giving all gods but Yahweh such lesser designations as 'angel' and 'devil,' until long after the completion of the Hexateuch.
Roland Boer focuses on foundational stories in the Hexateuch, the first six books of the Bible, from Genesis through Joshua.
Homilien zum Hexateuch in Rufins Ubersetzung, Zweiten Teil, Die Homilien zu Numeri, Josua und Judices, Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller 30 (Leipzig: J.
ABSCHIED VOM JAHWISTEN: DIE KOMPOSITION DES HEXATEUCH IN DER JUNGSTEN DISKUSSION.
Briggs, The Higher Criticism of the Hexateuch (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893), 70; Hurt, "Toy," 288-89.