1850-2020-8-Exile

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Unformatted text preview: mpts to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us, and have delivered us into the hand of our iniquity. 8 Yet, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. 9 Do not be exceedingly angry, O Lord, and do not remember iniquity for ever. Now consider, we are all your people. 10 10 Your holy cities have become a wilderness, Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation. 11 11 Our holy and beautiful house, where our ancestors praised you, has been burned by fire, and all our pleasant places have become ruins. 12 12 After all this, will you restrain yourself, O Lord? Will you keep silent, and punish us so severely? (Isaiah 64:5-12) silent, 5 Responses to the Exile 2 Responses Yahwist (J): uses Yahweh (LORD); from southern part of Israel; written ca. 950 BCE Elohist (E): uses Elohim (God); from northern Israel; written ca. 750 BCE Deuteronomist (D): written ca. 620 BCE Priestly (P): combined J E and D material; also add legal materials (P) related to worship and genealogical lists; written ca. 500-400 BCE Lay or “non-priestly” (L): = J+E Responses to the Exile 3 Responses In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the In month, as I was among the exiles by the river Chebar, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God. 2On the fifth On day of the month (it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin), 3the word of the Lord came to the priest Ezekiel son the of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the Lord was on him there. 4 As I looked, a stormy wind came out of the north: a great cloud with brightness around it and fire flashing forth continually, and in the middle of the fire, something like gleaming amber. (Ezekiel 1:1-4) (Ezekiel 1 Responses to the Exile 3 Responses My anger shall spend itself, and I will vent my fury on them and My satisfy myself; and they shall know that I, the Lord, have spoken 14 in my jealousy, when I spend my fury on them. 14Moreover, I will Mor...
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